quote by Angela Davis

Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionarys life. When one commits oneself to the struggle, it must be for a lifetime.

— Angela Davis

Staggering African American History Month quotations

African american history month quote Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.
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Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.

My father was a slave and my people died to build this country and I am going to stay here and have a part of it just like you.

African american history month quote Yesterday is a history; Tomorrow a mystery; Today is a gift; That's why we call
Yesterday is a history; Tomorrow a mystery; Today is a gift; That's why we call it the present
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Unconditional love will have the final word in reality.

Hate is too great a burden to bear.


The potential for greatness lives within us all.

African american history month quote If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble,
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.

Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.

I am the dream and the hope of the slave

I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.

African american history month quote A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a
A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life.

Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.


I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person.

Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise.

African american history month quote Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny.
Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny.

You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.

Black people have always been America's wilderness in search of a promised land.

Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can.

African american history month quote Those who tell the stories rule society.
Those who tell the stories rule society.

American means white, and Africanist people struggle to make the term applicable to themselves with ethnicity and hyphen after hyphen after hyphen.

I am not tragically colored. There is no great sorrow dammed up in my soul, nor lurking behind my eyes. I do not mind at all.

I refuse to accept the view . . . that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.

African american history month quote Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.

It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans.