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Shelby Steele
(1946-____) born on
Jan 1
US essayist, political thinker, educator. His collections of essays, "The Content of Our Character," 1990, received the National Book Critics Circle Award.
From this point on, the race's advancement will come from the efforts of its individuals.

Opportunity follows struggle. It follows effort. It follows hard work. It doesn't come before.
The promised land guarantees nothing. It is only an opportunity, not a deliverance.
Freedom always carries the burden of proof, always throws us back on ourselves.
. . . It is time for blacks to begin the shift from a wartime to a peacetime identity, from fighting for opportunity to the seizing of it.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "I'm Black, You're White, Who's Innocent," in "Harpers," Jun 1988.
R: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
A: "Epilogue," "The Content of Our Character."
N: "The Content of Our Character."
K: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.

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