Till Victory Is Won: Famous Black Quotations from the NAACP
Till Victory Is Won: Famous Black Quotations from the NAACP  -     By: Janet Cheatham Bell
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Taking its title from the moving lyrics of the official song of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," Till Victory Is Won chronicles signifigant moments in African-American history through more thatn two hundred illuminating quotations from NAACP officers, members, and award recipients. Focusing on five major topics - Protecting Civil RIghts, Achieving Educational Excellence, Nurturing Economic Development, Reaching Youth, and Gaining Political Power - this extraordinary anthology inspires and informs.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 8 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 0743428250
ISBN-13: 9780743428255

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Taking its title from the moving lyrics of the official song of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," Till Victory Is Won chronicles significant moments in African-American history through more than two hundred illuminating quotations from NAACP officers, members, and award recipients.
Focusing on five major topics -- Protecting Civil Rights, Achieving Educational Excellence, Nurturing Economic Development, Reaching Youth, and Gaining Political Power -- this extraordinary anthology inspires and informs. Featured voices include:

  • Kweisi Mfume
  • Duke Ellington
  • Rosa Parks
  • Hank Aaron
  • Carter G. Woodson
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Maya Angelou
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Halle Berry
  • Michael Jordan
  • Earvin (Magic) Johnson
  • Colin Powell
  • George Washington Carver
  • Jesse Jackson
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Lauryn Hill
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • Toni Morrison
  • Susan Taylor
  • Langston Hughes
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Quincy Jones
  • Alice Walker
  • Spike Lee
  • Cornel West
  • Patti LaBelle
  • James Earl Jones

...and countless others who share their perspectives on the life-changing work of the NAACP and its place in history.

Author Bio

Janet Cheatham Bell has taught African-American literature and been an education consultant and textbook editor. Since 1984 she has had a successful writing, speaking, and consulting business. Bell resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and may be contacted via her Web site, www.famousblackquotations.com

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