Friday, February 4, 2011

Black History Month: Inspirational quotes by Carter G. Woodson, Maya Angelou, and Arthur Ashe

Real education means to inspire people to live more abundantly, to learn to begin life as they find it and make it better... Carter G. Woodson from "The Mis-Education Of The Negro", Africa World Press, Inc.,  Washington, D.C., 1990
Carter G. Woodson
1875 - 1950

‎"Your ancestors took the lash, the branding iron, humiliations and oppression because one day they believed you would come along to flesh out the dream." --Maya Angelou from the America I AM Journal, Edited by Clarence Reynolds, Smiley Books

Dr. Maya Angelou
b. 1928

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. --Arthur Ashe, Humanitarian and World Class Tennis Star
1943 - 1993

4 comments:

GFofGoku said...

Visit www.ArturAshe.org for Black History Month featre and all-things Arthur Ashe.

Enter the Essay Contest and you could win four (4) tickets - with great seats too, to this summers Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, which opens the US Open! Big-time fun filled day...

Nona said...

Thank you very much for sharing this! I will also share this with my readers.

Deb2theC said...

Thank you for this because it "fleshes out" my own ignorance!

Nona said...

You're welcome.

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