"For there is always light, if only we're brave enough to see it if only, we're brave enough to be it"

~Amanda Gorman

"A house divided against itself cannot stand. America is divided against itself and without their considering us human beings, one day America will crumble."

~Fannie Lou Hamer

"Excellence of performance will transcend artificial barriers created by man"

~Charles R. Drew

"Without education, there is no hope for our people and without hope, our future is lost"

~Charles Hamilton Houston

"There's no Black liberation without Black women."

~Bree Newsome Bass

"When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him."

~Bayard Rustin