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William Pickens
(1881-1954) born on
US educator, university dean. He was dean at Morgan State University and was for more than twenty years a field secretary for the NAACP; autobiography, "Bursting Bounds," 1923.
Color had been made the mark of enslavement and was taken to be also the mark of inferiority; for prejudice does not reason, or it would not be prejudice . . . If prejudice could reason, it would dispel itself.

. . . every age thinks it is perfect, especially in religion.
The best time to do a thing is when it can be done.
It is not the ought-ness of this problem that we have to consider, but the is-ness!
An insignificant right becomes important when it is assailed.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The New Negro," 1916.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Black Pearls," by Eric V. Copage, 1993.
N: In "Children of the Slaves," c. 1919.
K: "The Ultimate Effects of Segregation and Discrimination," 1915.

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