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Brief author info: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (1908-1972) American politician and civil rights leader Member of U.S. House of Representatives; pastor of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist church; key civil rights leader in 1960s.
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There is no future for a people who deny their past.
The black man continues on his way. He plods wearily no longer-he is striding freedom road with the knowledge that if he hasn't got the world in a jug, at least he has the stopper in his hand.
Mix a conviction with a man and something happens!
It's never the right time to take a particular stand.
Unless man is committed to the belief that all of mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck.
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Everything you can imagine is real.
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Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
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