As Black History Month comes to a close, we want to leave you with these quotes from famous black authors, activist, poets and figures.


“Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama 



“… the truest writers are those who see language not as a linguistic process but as a living element….” – Derek Walcott Derek Walcott.jpg


“You can only become accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.”- Maya Angelou 


“We write because we believe the human spirit cannot be tamed and should not be trained.”-Nikki Giovanni

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”- Toni Morrison


“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.”- George Washington Carver


“We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.”- Martin Luther King, Jr