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Interracial Intimacies by Randall Kennedy
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A Sweet Smell of Roses by Angela Johnson
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This is a great introduction to the civil rights movement for the youngest of readers. This picture book tells the story of two young girls who sneak out of their house to become part of the movement towards equal rights. Although they are only "wais ...more
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“Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of the little children are pure. Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.”
Nicholas Black Elk

Bob Marley
“I don't stand for black man's side, I don't stand for white man's side, I stand for God's side.”
Bob Marley

Haile Selassie I
“Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned - well, everywhere there's war. And until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard to race - it's a war. And until there's no longer first-class or second-class citizens of any nation... Until the color of a man's skin is of no more significance than the color of his eyes - it's a war. Until that day the dream of lasting peace, world citizenship, and a rule of international morality will remain in but a fleeting illusion to be pursued, but never attained.”
Haile Selassie I

“Peace will come to the hearts of men when they realize their oneness with the universe, It is every where.”
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“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
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