Bethune-Cookman College / History & Culture / Motivational Mondays

On Protest

If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves and allow those responsible to salve their conscience by believing that they have our acceptance and concurrence. We should, therefore, protest openly everything . . . that smacks of discrimination or slander.

Mary McLeod Bethune, (1875-1955), Barber-Scotia Class of 1894, College President, Women’s and Civil Rights Activist

Mary McLeod Bethune

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