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Great Eagle Wisdom

Great          Eagle Wisdom

There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
- Booker T. Washington (19th Century educator and leader)

I shall write the history that will inspire the millions that are coming and leave the posterity of our enemies to reckon with the hosts for the deeds of their fathers.
- Marcus Garvey (early 20th Century leader and nationalist)

I knew I could have been lynched, manhandled, or beaten when the police came. I chose not to move. When I made that decision, I knew that I had the strength of my ancestors with me.
- Rosa Parks (activist in the Civil Rights Movement)

"Say it Loud: I'm Black
and I'm Proud."

- James Brown (soul singer)

R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
Find out what it means to me.

- Aretha Franklin (soul singer)

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