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Alexander Crummell
(1819-1898) born on
US religious leader. He was an early advocate of colonization of Liberia and an outspoken critic of the limited educational opportunities available to African Americans.
         
   
F
Let our posterity know that we their ancestors, uncultured and unlearned, amid all trials and temptations, were men of integrity.

R
Color is nothing, anywhere. Civilized condition differences men, all over the globe.
A
The greatness of peoples springs from their ability to grasp the grand conceptions of being. It is the absorption of a people, of a nation, of a rare, in large majestic and abiding things which lifts them up to the skies.
N
Labor is the fruit of civilization, not the basis of it.
K
We should let our godliness exhale like th odor of flowers. We should live for the good of our kind, and strive for the salvation of the world.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Values to a New People," speech given to Working Men's Club, Philadelphia, PA, 1881.
R: "The Relations and Duties of Free Colored Men in America to Africa,"1861.
A: "On the Founding of the Negro Academy," Mar 1897.
N: "Values to a New People," speech given to Working Men's Club, Philadelphia, PA, 1881.
K: c. 1883, In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
   


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