After the death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on Monday, May 25, protests erupted across the United States and around the world in solidarity against racism and police brutality. As more people protest in peaceful demonstrations, the more society needs to change and strive towards peace and equality. Below are 25 quotes that ring true in the fight against racism now more than ever before.
Courage is contagious
“History has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own.”
–Michelle Obama, former first lady of the United States
Hold on to dreams
“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” —Langston Hughes, American poet