Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Quotes (1 quote)
Baccalaureate address at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 29 May 1966
“Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish! How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?”
―E. M. Forster
Aspects of the Novel (1927)
“The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth.”
On Revolutionary Medicine (1960)
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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.
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