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Coleman Young

Coleman Alexander Young was an American politician who served as mayor of Detroit, Michigan, from 1974 to 1994. Young was the first African-American mayor of Detroit.

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I've learned over a period of years there are setbacks when you come up against the immovable object; sometimes the object doesn't move.
You can't look forward and backward at the same time.
There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold. — © Coleman Young
There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold.
We need to dream big dreams, propose grandoise means if we are to recapture the excitement, the vibrancy, and pride we once had.
Swearing is an art form. You can express yourself much more exactly, much more succinctly, with properly used curse words.
We must take the profit out of prejudice.
Courage is one step ahead of fear.
Racism is like high blood pressure—the person who has it doesn’t know he has it until he drops over with a God damned stroke. There are no symptoms of racism. The victim of racism is in a much better position to tell you whether or not you’re a racist than you are.
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