“People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.”

— James Baldwin, Share via Whatsapp

“And the whole world watched, and history remembered.”

— Casey McQuiston, Red, White & Royal Blue, Share via Whatsapp

“Much of history is unwritten. Remember this.”

— N.K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season, Share via Whatsapp

“Idealism often rewrites history to suit her narrative.”

— Amy Harmon, What the Wind Knows, Share via Whatsapp

“No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes, if they know that that knowledge will help set you free.”

— Assata Shakur, Share via Whatsapp

“History, Mari muttered, as if she d overheard his thoughts. Why do we need to know what happened before we were born? So hopefully we get smarter and don t make the same mistakes again.”

— Cinda Williams Chima, The Demon King, Share via Whatsapp

“The past is a life sentence, a blunt instrument aimed at tomorrow.”

— Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric, Share via Whatsapp