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I've always met more discrimination being a woman than being Black...men are men.


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You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.



Don't list to those who say YOU CAN'T. Listen to the voice inside yourself that says, I CAN.

Don't list to those who say YOU CAN'T. Listen to the voice inside yourself that says, I CAN.



Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.

Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.



In the end anti-black, anti-female, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing: anti-humanism.

In the end anti-black, anti-female, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing: anti-humanism.



I ran for the presidency, despite hopeless odds, to demonstrate the sheer will and refusal to accept the status quo.

I ran for the presidency, despite hopeless odds, to demonstrate the sheer will and refusal to accept the status quo.



Defeat should not be the source of discouragement, but a stimulus to keep plotting.

Defeat should not be the source of discouragement, but a stimulus to keep plotting.



Women must become revolutionary. This cannot be evolution but revolution.

Women must become revolutionary. This cannot be evolution but revolution.



Laws will not eliminate prejudice from the hearts of human beings. But that is no reason to allow prejudice to continue to be enshrined in our laws - to perpetuate injustice through inaction.

Laws will not eliminate prejudice from the hearts of human beings. But that is no reason to allow prejudice to continue to be enshrined in our laws - to perpetuate injustice through inaction.



Health is a human right, not a privilege to be purchased.

Health is a human right, not a privilege to be purchased.



Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.

Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.





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Believe in yourself even when others doubt your capabilities.

Believe in yourself even when others doubt your capabilities.



Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.

Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.



Michael Jordan changed so much in basketball, he took his power to make a difference. It's so much going on in music right now and somebody has to make a difference.

Michael Jordan changed so much in basketball, he took his power to make a difference. It's so much going on in music right now and somebody has to make a difference.



The real triumph of civilization is the extent to which coercion is banished from human relations.

The real triumph of civilization is the extent to which coercion is banished from human relations.



The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it.

The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it.



We need to rebuild bonds of trust between our police officers and our communities.

We need to rebuild bonds of trust between our police officers and our communities.



I take smack because I enjoy it. I enjoy all it makes me feel. I don't do it to be in with the in crowd. I can rock out with it.

I take smack because I enjoy it. I enjoy all it makes me feel. I don't do it to be in with the in crowd. I can rock out with it.



Our political systems clearly are not working.

Our political systems clearly are not working.



I saw 'True Blood' once, and I like the jazzy feel of it and stuff.

I saw 'True Blood' once, and I like the jazzy feel of it and stuff.



The only book I ever read cover to cover was The Pete Rose Story. I read half of The Lou Gehrig Story and then made a book report on it for four straight years.

The only book I ever read cover to cover was The Pete Rose Story. I read half of The Lou Gehrig Story and then made a book report on it for four straight years.




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