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Nannie Helen Burroughs

  • At times we feel wounded, hurt, disappointed, disgusted, resentful, sick of it all. At other times we feel skeptical, outraged, robbed, beaten. We chafe, hate, overlook. Then again we feel like ignoring, defying and fighting for every right that belongs to us as human beings.

    • Nannie Helen Burroughs,
    • "How Does It Feel to Be a Negro?" What Do You Think? ()
  • Education and justice are democracy's only life insurance.

    • Nannie Helen Burroughs,
    • "Education and Justice," Think on These Things ()

Nannie Helen Burroughs, U.S. educator, speaker, religious leader, civil rights activist, feminist, businesswoman

(1878 - 1961)