Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Quote
Baccalaureate address at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 29 May 1966
“All societies that have survived have survived based on their ability to prepare their sons to be disposable, in war and at work--and therefore as dads.”
The Myth of Male Power (Warren Farrell, Simon and Schuster, 1st Ed., 1993; 2nd Ed., Berkely, 2000)
“The most beautiful words in the English language aren't "I love you" but "it's benign."”
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
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.