Quote by Donna Brazile : “I grew up in the”

I grew up in the once segregated South. I experienced forced integration during my formative school years. I lived the sacrifices, burdens, and tears. I also lived the moments of understanding, of acknowledgment, of fellowship and success. I saw my parents and grandparents coming home beaten down – and some of my friends beaten up. […]

Quote by Donna Brazile : “School integration did not come”

School integration did not come to be the day after the Brown ruling was issued. Progress took years, and it took passion, strength, and courage from a large group of committed individuals. – Donna Brazile

Quote by Donna Brazile : “Students of color who attended”

Students of color who attended integrated schools in the decades immediately following Brown were more likely to graduate high school, go to college, earn higher wages, live healthier lifestyles, and not have a criminal record than their peers in segregated schools. – Donna Brazile

Quote by Donna Brazile : “Civic education and civic responsibility”

Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school. – Donna Brazile

Quote by Donna Brazile : “I was motivated to be”

I was motivated to be different in part because I was different. – Donna Brazile

Quote by Donna Brazile : “We have done a poor”

We have done a poor job educating people about education. Only when we have clarified that can we talk about how best to achieve it. – Donna Brazile