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Kelly Miller
(1863-1939) born on
US educator, university dean. He was professor and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Howard University; wrote "Race Adjustment," 1909 and numerous articles on education.
         
   
F
Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership of their communities something which the general educational institution is wholly unable to inculcate.

R
Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault, but a racial virtue.
A
Civilization is not a spontaneous generation with any race or nation known to history, but the torch to be handed down from race to race from age to age.
N
I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy.
K
All great people glorify their history and look back upon their early attainments with a spiritualized vision.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
R: "The American Negro," 1908.
A: "The American Negro," 1908.
N: In "African American Wisdom."
K: "The Artistic Gift of the Negro" in "Voice of the Negro," Apr 1906.
   


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