Mary Frances Berry - Quotes

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When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe. ---->>>

The time when you need to do something is when no one else is willing to do it, when people are saying it can't be done. ---->>>

When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise. ---->>>

The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader. ---->>>

If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in the bus in Montgomery, she'd still be standing. ---->>>

Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-17, 1938
Occupation: Writer

Mary Frances Berry (born February 17, 1938) is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and the former chairwoman of the United States Commission on Civil Rights. She is also the former board chair of Pacifica Radio. She is a past president of the Organization of American Historians, the primary professional organization for historians of the United States (wikipedia)