March: Book Two Quotes

"Were we not human to him?" (15)

"We're gonna march." (22)

"I know that an education is important and I hope to get one, but human dignity is the most important thing in my life." (30)

"After fourteen weeks of stand-ins, the city's theater owners had finally agreed to desegregate." (46)

"We're the Freedom Riders and we're in trouble." (64)

"We've been cooling off for 350 years--if we cool off any more, we will be in a deep freeze." (86)

"By appealing to conscience and standing on the moral nature of human existence, nonviolence nurtures the atmosphere in which reconciliation and justice become actual possibilities." (118)

"One city continued to earn its label as "the most segregated city in the South," subject to so much violence that it was nicknamed "Bombingham." (125)

"This march will dramatize our struggle, mobilizing support in parts of the country that don't know the problem first-hand." (148)

"We do not want violence, and we do not advocate for it." (151)

"'One man, one vote' is the African cry. It is ours too--it must be ours!" (167)

"In which each of God's children can live in a society that makes love its highest virtue." (173)

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