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Barbara Jordan
(1936-1996) born on
Feb 21
US lawyer, educator, politician. She served as U.S. congressional representative from Texas, 1972-78; first black congresswoman to come from the Deep South.
         
   
F
Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.

R
I never intended to become a run-of-the-mill person.
A
What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise.
N
If you're going to play the game properly, you'd better know every rule.
K
I felt somehow for many years that George Washington and Alexander Hamilton just left me out by mistake. But through the process of amendment, interpretation, and court decision, I have finally been included in "We, the people."
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
R:
A: Speech at Harvard University, 16 Jun. 1977.
N: In "Ebony Magazine," 1 Feb 1975.
K: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
   


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