With the recent call to boycott the Oscars, one response was to get rid of Black History Month. That made no sense to me, I love learning about history period, and Black History is part of American History. February is Black History Month and Google has started with celebrating an amazing man.
Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. Wikipedia
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
John Legend and partners are producing a show about the Underground Railroad,
There is a new movie about Maya Angelou and her legacy,
I feel this is the right way to spread truth,
Happy Black History Month,