7 Bryan Stevenson People Quotes

” It can be a challenge, but my legacy, at least for the people who came before me, is you don’t run from challenges because that’s more comfortable and convenient. “


” Somebody has to stand when other people are sitting. Somebody has to speak when other people are quiet. “


” I can’t identify a race of people in this country who are more committed to the health of this country, who believe more in the Constitution, who believe more in equality and liberation and fairness to everyone else than black people. “


” If we had done the work that we should have done in the 20th century to combat our history of racial inequality, no one could win national office after demonizing people because they’re Mexican or Muslim. We would be in a place where we would find that unacceptable. “


” One of the things that pains me is we have so tragically underestimated the trauma, the hardship we create in this country when we treat people unfairly, when we incarcerate them unfairly, when we condemn them unfairly. “


” You can’t segregate and humiliate people decade after decade without creating long-lasting injuries. “


” When I went to Harvard Law School, my first year, I didn’t want people to know I started my education in a colored school. I didn’t want them to know I was the great-grandson of enslaved people. I thought it might diminish me. “



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It can be a challenge, but my legacy, at least for the people who came before me, is you don
Somebody has to stand when other people are sitting. Somebody has to speak when other people are quiet.


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If we had done the work that we should have done in the 20th century to combat our history of racial inequality, no one could win national office after demonizing people because they
One of the things that pains me is we have so tragically underestimated the trauma, the hardship we create in this country when we treat people unfairly, when we incarcerate them unfairly, when we condemn them unfairly.
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When I went to Harvard Law School, my first year, I didn
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