Juneteenth Holiday Quotes

"Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won,
you earn it and win it in every generation."

- Coretta Scott King

"Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave."
- Frederick Douglass

"You can’t separate peace from freedom,
because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom."
- Malcom X

"My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together."
- Desmond Tutu

"Slavery is theft—theft of a life,
theft of work,
theft of any property or produce,
theft even of the children a slave might have borne."
- Kevin Bales

"There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made."
- Michelle Obama

"If the cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now face will surely fail. Because the goal of America is freedom, abused and scorned tho’ we may be, our destiny is tied up with America’s destiny."
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



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