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During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed.


Jonathan Kozol


#after #between #black #black and white #board

The past two decades revolutionized the way we access information. You and I can have our questions answered with the click of a mouse at any time of day. If America, both corporation and citizen alike, can use these services to solve problems, why can't Washington?


J. C. Watts


#alike #america #answered #any #both

The Supreme Court told me that I should have filed a complaint within six months of the company's first decision to pay me less even though I didn't know about it for nearly two decades.


Lilly Ledbetter


#company #complaint #court #decades #decision

In 1989, I was on Tiananmen Square with the students, living in their makeshift tents and joining their jubilant singing of the Internationale. In the two decades since, each time that I have gone back, visions from those days seem to return with increasing persistence.


Ma Jian


#days #decades #each #gone #i

The human rights community has focused very narrowly on political and civil rights for many decades, and with reason, but now we have to ask how can we broaden the view.


Paul Farmer


#broaden #civil #civil rights #community #decades

There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s, and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant.


Paul Kantner


#century #decades #odd #pleasant #something

When I began writing science fiction in the middle '60s, it seemed very easy to find ideas that took decades to percolate into the cultural consciousness; now the lead time seems more like eighteen months.


Vernor Vinge


#consciousness #cultural #decades #easy #eighteen

If you learn one thing from having lived through decades of changing views, it is that all predictions are necessarily false.


M. H. Abrams


#decades #false #having #learn #lived

This resemblance became clear in the Bush the father's visits to the region. He wound up being impressed by the royal and military regimes and envied them for staying decades in their positions and embezzling the nation's money with no supervision.


Osama bin Laden


#being #bush #clear #decades #envied

I took the process of doing as much myself as I could like a duck to water. I set up my own label and publishing, etc, and it was a fun learning curve two decades ago.


David Knopfler


#could #curve #decades #doing #duck






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