Notable African American Bruins
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​Notable 'Quotables'


I want more girls to be able to see themselves behind the camera creating images we all enjoy, and I want to call attention to the fact that women directors are here all over the world.

Ava DuVernay

 

I strongly believe the black culture spends too much time, energy and effort raising, praising, and teasing our black children about the dubious glories of professional sports.
Arthur Ashe



If they took the idea that they could escape poverty through education, I think it would make a more basic and long-lasting change in the way things happen. What we need are positive, realistic goals and the willingness to work. Hard work and practical goals.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar



It is important not only to have the awareness and to feel impelled to become involved, it's important that there be a forum out there to which one can relate, an organization a movement.

Angela Davis



We can never have too much preparation and training. We must be a strong competitor. We must adhere staunchly to the basic principle that anything less than full equality is not enough. If we compromise on that principle our soul is dead.

Ralph Bunche, Journal of Negro Education

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