Cher

“Women have to harness their power – it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.” Cher

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Toni Morrison

“Being able to laugh got me through… I was the one with the anonymous birth order. There was my older sister, firstborn; me, void; my younger brother, first son; and another son, the family baby. Feeling left out, and trying to attract attention, I became the noisiest of them all.” Toni Morrison

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Racism

A critical misconception white people have about racism, is believing, one has to be ignorant, to be racist. Trust and believe, those with a high I.Q. may be racist too.

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humanity Jim Cavanaugh Racism Republicans stop gun violence white nationalist

“Birmingham in 1963, they [the] Klansmen, they beat the freedom riders at the bus station, they killed the four little girls at the Birmingham church, they turned fire hoses on the marchers. Which side are you on, Bull Connor’s side, the police commissioner? Or are you on the side of the people just trying to vote, or sit at the lunch counter? Which side are you on? You’ve got to pick a side, and we’re there now, we’re there today. There’s no choice, you’ve got to pick a side. And if you pick silence, we know what side you are on.” Jim Cavanaugh, Retired ATF Specialist

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Wanda Sykes

“I’m a black, gay woman. I think the only way to make the GOP hate me more is if I sent them a video of me rolling around on a pile of welfare checks.” Wanda Sykes

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Ronald Reagan

“America represents something universal in the human spirit. I received a letter not long ago from a man who said, ‘You can go to Japan to live, but you cannot become Japanese. You can go to France to live and not become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany or Turkey, and you won’t become a German or a Turk.’ But then he added, ‘Anybody from any corner of the world can come to America to live and become an American.” Ronald Reagan

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Imagine

Imagine if this was the couple descending that golden hued escalator on June 16, 2015. Imagine, as John and Yoko did, “No need for greed or hunger. A brotherhood of man. Imagine all the people sharing all the world.”

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Don't be fooled, again.

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” Soren Kierkegaard

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Chief Justice John Roberts Judges Law

“We do not have Obama judges, or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges. What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them.” Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, November 21, 2018

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Aisha Moodie-Mills Dear Democrats Oath of Office

“If you are playing a game by the rules, and you are playing against somebody who’s cheating, then your rules aren’t going to get you far.” Aisha Moodie-Mills, Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

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Happy birthday Hiram Ulysses Grant

“I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it, that the attentions I am receiving are intended more for our country than for me personally.” Ulysses S. Grant

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Theodore Roosevelt

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the president… is morally treasonable to the American public.” Theodore Roosevelt

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Happy birthday Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“I felt that a number of people might have questioned my loyalty, but I continue to be a patriotic American.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Release the Mueller Report

“For the men and women of the FBI, bravery is reflected not only in the physical courage often necessary in the job. It can be seen in the courage of conviction, in the courage to act with wisdom in the face of fear, and in the courage it takes to admit mistakes and move forward.” Robert Mueller

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