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Constance Baker Motley Quotes

Constance Baker Motley Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Constance Baker Motley
Type:
Activist
Nationality:
American
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    Affirmitive action is extremely complex because it appears in many different forms. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    By 1962, King had become, by the media's reckoning, the new civil rights leader. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    Doing away with separate black colleges meets resistance from alumni and other blacks. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    How long must the American community afford special treatment to blacks? Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    I got the chance to argue my first case in Supreme Court, a criminal case arising in Alabama that involved the right of a defendant to counsel at a critical stage in a capital case before a trial. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    I remember being infuriated from the top of my head to the tip of my toes the first time a screen was put around Bob Carter and me on a train leaving Washington in the 1940s. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    I soon found law school an unmitigated bore. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    King consciously steered away from legal claims and instead relied on civil disobedience. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    King thought he understood the white Southerner, having been born and reared in Georgia and trained a theologian. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    Lack of encouragement never deterred me. I was the kind of person who would not be put down. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    Living at the YMCA in Harlem dramatically broadened my view of the world. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    My parents never told us that our great-grandmothers had been slaves. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    Sexism, like racism, goes with us into the next century. I see class warfare as overshadowing both. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    The black population now consists of two distinct classes-the middle class and the poor. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    The Constitution, as originally drawn, made no reference to the fact that all Americans wre considered equal members of society. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    The fact is that racism, despite all the doomsayers, has diminished. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    The last state to admit a black student to the college level was South Carolina. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    The middle class, in the white population, encompasses a wide swath. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    The women's rights movement of the 1970s had not yet emerged; except for Bella Abzug, I had no women supporters. Constance_Baker_MotleyConstance Baker Motley
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    There appears to be no limit as to how far the women's revolution will take us. Constance_Baker_Motley/21.php">Constance Baker Motley
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    We African Americans have now spent the major part of the 20th Century battling racism. Constance_Baker_Motley/22.php">Constance Baker Motley
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    We Americans entered a new phase in our history - the era of integration - in 1954. Constance_Baker_Motley/23.php">Constance Baker Motley
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    When I was 15, I decided I wanted to be a lawyer. No one thought this was a good idea. Constance_Baker_Motley/24.php">Constance Baker Motley
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    When Thurgood Marshall became a lawyer, race relations in the United States were particularly bad. Constance_Baker_Motley/25.php">Constance Baker Motley
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    Whites would rather not be involved in race matters, I think. Constance_Baker_Motley/26.php">Constance Baker Motley