Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Quotes (1 quote)
Baccalaureate address at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 29 May 1966
Chapter 1, The Overworld - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
“Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them-and then you destroy yourself.”
Farewell Speech, August 9, 1974
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAdam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Born: November 29, 1908
Died: April 4, 1972 (aged 63)
Bio: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was an American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives. He was the first person from New York of African American descent to be elected to Congress, and he became a powerful national politician.