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Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.Previous 1 2 Next