Famous Marcus Garvey quotes: Marcus Garvey Jr. aka “Black Moses“ was one of the most influential leaders of the global Black community. Born the last of 11 children in 1887 in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica, Garvey was self-educated, mostly on his father’s books.
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Death & Taxes Quote Origin + Who Said It (Ben Franklin?)
“In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.”
We’ve all heard the quote, (or, misquote?) and it’s cemented a place in our history and popular culture. The quote basically means that death and taxes are loathed but unavoidable; no matter who you are.
Harriet Tubman Quotes on Slavery, Freedom, God, Every Dreamer + We Out!
Famous Harriet Tubman famous quotes and sayings: There are few women in American history more inspiring than Harriet Tubman. Born in the early 1820’s in the slave state of Maryland, her childhood was unhappy. Like most slaves, she was abused, separated from family, and her future looked bleak.
15 Quotes of Republican Hypocrisy: Supreme Court Justice Nomination (Merrick Garland) In Election Year
As you probably know, it was Ruth Bader Ginsburg‘s last wish that her SCOTUS replacement not be nominated during the 2020 election year.
25 Best John Lewis Quotes (Voting, Education, Good Trouble!)
John Lewis recently died at age 80 after devoting his life to the struggle for equality and equal rights. After many years as an activist and organizer, John Lewis served in the House of Representatives from 1987-2020. John Lewis organized the March on Washington with MLK, served on the Atlanta City Council, and was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.