Quote for the Day: January 25th, 2022

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou and Oprah Winfrey (Foreword)

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Quote for the Day: January 14th, 2022

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?

Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give

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Quote for the Day: January 9th, 2022

An American Marriage: A Novel by Tayari Jones

Home isn’t where you land; home is where you launch. You can’t pick your home any more than you can choose your family.

Tayari Jones, An American Marriage: A Novel

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Quote for the Day: January 6th, 2022

Jazz: A Novel by Toni Morrison

Don’t ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn’t fall in love, I rose in it.

Toni Morrison, Jazz: A Novel

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Quote for the Day: January 2nd, 2022

The Color Purple: A Novel by Alice Walker

People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.

Alice Walker, The Color Purple: A Novel

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Quote for the Day: December 31st, 2021

Transcendent Kingdom: A Novel by Yaa Gyasi

We don’t know what we don’t know. We don’t even know the questions we need to ask in order to find out, but when we learn one tiny little thing, a dim light comes on in a dark hallway, and suddenly a new question appears.

Yaa Gyasi, Transcendent Kingdom: A Novel

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Quote for the Day: December 27th, 2021

Americanah: A Novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

If you don’t understand, ask questions. If you’re uncomfortable about asking questions, say you are uncomfortable about asking questions and then ask anyway.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah: A Novel

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Quote for the Day: December 19th, 2021

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America (Audiobook) by Ijeoma Oluo

Now, as we reach the apex of hyper-capitalism that makes it harder and harder for white men to hold out hope that all they’ve been promised will actually be theirs, we see their desperation lead to terrorism, self-harm, and the catastrophic destruction of our environment. How many more mass shootings will we be able to endure? How many more economic recessions? How much more climate crisis? How many more wars? How many more pandemics? How many more people can live in poverty? How many more of us can go without healthcare? How many more can be locked away in prisons? I don’t think we can withstand much more. I don’t think we are withstanding what is happening right now. We are coming apart as we grow increasingly polarized and as our power structures work to further insulate themselves from any responsibility to the people they claim to serve. We are running out of time to fix this. I have to believe that it’s not too late and I hope you believe that too because we have so much to do.

Ijeoma Oluo, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America

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Quote for the Day: December 18th, 2021

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America (Audiobook) by Ijeoma Oluo

We must ask ourselves what we are willing to give up in order to be free.

Ijeoma Oluo, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America

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Quote for the Day: December 17th, 2021

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America (Audiobook) by Ijeoma Oluo

There is a segment of the white American population that has always viewed Black dissent as a threat to white safety and security. Since the election of Obama and the increase in protests around the country over the killing of unarmed Black people by police, white anxiety over Black empowerment had increased to a level that many of us had not seen in our lifetimes. Trump gave his angry crowds a prime target against which to vent their fury and anxiety by painting Black Americans as simply ungrateful for the opportunities they had been granted.

Ijeoma Oluo, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America

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