By Carol A. Dingle
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This collection of remarkable quotations is a gem of discerning wisdom, lovely thoughts, and astute wit gleaned from the words of African-American Writers, including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Toni Cade Bambara, Amiri Baraka, Mary McLeod Bethune, Arna Bontemps, Gwendolyn Brooks, William Wells Brown, Octavia E. Butler, Stokely Carmichael, Stephen L. Carter, Charles W. Chesnutt, Eldridge Cleaver, Lucille Clifton, Anna J. Cooper, Bill Cosby, Stanley Crouch, Countee Cullen, Edwidge Danticat, Angela Davis, Sarah L. Delany, Frederick Douglass, Rita Dove, W.E.B. DuBois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Ralph Ellison, Mari Evans, Ernest Gaines, Marcus Garvey, Nikki Giovanni, Dick Gregory, Angelina Weld Grimke, Alex Haley, Virginia Hamilton, Henry Hampton, Lorraine Hansberry, Billie Holiday, Bell Hooks, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Harriet Jacobs, Joseph Jarman, Georgia Douglas Johnson, James Weldon Johnson, June Jordan, Elizabeth Keckley, Martin Luther King, Jr., Audre Lorde, Malcolm X, Paule Marshall, Thurgood Marshall, Claude McKay, Terry McMillan, Toni Morrison, Walter Mosley, Thylias Moss, Gloria Naylor, Ann Plato, Ishmael Reed, Al Roker, Thomas Sowell, Anne Spencer, Jean Toomer, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Henry Van Dyke, Alice Walker, Margaret Walker, Booker T. Washington, Cornel West, Dorothy West, August Wilson, Richard Wright, and Frank Yerby.
Carol Dingle is a former English teacher, USO director, business owner, and world traveler.