Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.
Coretta Scott King
The woman power of this nation can be the power which makes us whole and heals the rotten community, now so shattered by war and poverty and racism. I have great faith in the power of women who will dedicate themselves whole-heartedly to the task of remaking our society.
The Voting Rights Act was, and still is, vitally important to the future of democracy in the United States.
Non-violence is a permanent attitude we bring to the breakfast table and bring to bed at night.
My story is a freedom song from within my soul. It is a guide to discovery, a vision of how even the worst pain and heartaches can be channeled into human monuments, impenetrable and everlasting.
Revenge and retaliation always perpetuate the cycle of anger, fear and violence.
As one whose husband and mother-in-law have died the victims of murder and assassination, I stand firmly and unequivocally opposed to the death penalty for those convicted of capital offenses... An evil deed is not redeemed by an evil deed of retaliation.
Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.
My story is a freedom song of struggle. It is about finding one's purpose, how to overcome fear and to stand up for causes bigger than one's self.
The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.
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