Find wisdom, inspiration, and new insight in this definitive volume of empowering quotes from the Pan-African world.
Nationwide — With over 60 quotations carefully researched by National Black Cultural Information Trust founder, Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor, Black Voices is your go-to source for powerful words from both famous Black individuals in history and new and lesser-known voices. From this diverse spectrum of perspectives and experiences, gain a deeper understanding of Black culture and history.
Some of the inspirational quotes include:
“I’m not ashamed of anything I’ve ever done in the name of fairness and justice for my people.” — Winnie Mandela, South African freedom fighter
“Our youth, our drive, our diversity and openness, our boundless capacity for risk and reinvention means that the future should be ours. But that potential will only be realized if our democracy works. Only if our politics better reflects the decency of our people.” — Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States and the first Black American President
Spotlighting Black writers, artists, scholars, politicians, activists, and visionaries from all eras and backgrounds, each quote is accompanied by a short biography of its writer or speaker.
This engaging and information-packed book touches on aspects and subjects relevant to Black lives, including:
• Culture and History
• Education and Knowledge
• Justice, Civil Rights, and Human Rights
• Race and Racism
Black Voices is a must-have reference to Pan-African culture and history.
About the Author
Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor is a cultural communications specialist based in the Washington, DC, area. Aiwuyor is the founder of the National Black Cultural Information Trust, a Pan-African initiative that uses communications, media, and cultural storytelling to share information and resources that correct and challenge cultural misinformation and disinformation surrounding racial/ethnic identity, anti-Blackness, and other false narratives. As an author and cultural storyteller, her writings about African American cultural heritage and ethnicity have been published and cited across a wide range of publications including Huffington Post, Business Insider, MSNBC, LA Progressive, and TV One’s News One Now.
About the Book
192 pages, hardcover
Published by Wellfleet Press, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group
Available on Quarto.com
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