小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

    亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔是浸信会牧师和美国政治家,从1945年到1971年,他在美国众议院代表纽约市哈莱姆区。他是第一个从纽约当选为国会议员的非裔美国人。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔(Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.)名言

The black masses must demand and refuse to accept nothing less than that proportionate percentage of the political spoils such as jobs, elective offices and appointments... They must reject the shameful racial tokenism that characterizes the political life of America today.

黑人群众必须要求并拒绝接受不低于这个比例的政治利益,比如工作、选举产生的职位和任命。。。他们必须拒绝当今美国政治生活中可耻的种族表面文章。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

I'm advocating that American citizens interested in democracy should stay out of chain stores.

我主张对民主感兴趣的美国公民不要涉足连锁店。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

Only legislative, judicial, and executive action can completely guarantee the victory of the free world.

只有立法、司法和行政行动才能完全保证自由世界的胜利。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

Tremendous changes are taking place in our country, eradicating the concept of second-class citizenship.

我国正在发生巨大的变化,二等公民的概念正在被根除。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

I am proud to be a member of the Congress of the United States.

我很自豪能成为美国国会的一员。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

I believe that Christianity in the United States has been dragging its feet, and I don't think there's any other force in America that has been more detrimental to the solution of our racial problems than Christianity.

我相信美国的基督教一直在拖后腿,我不认为美国有任何其他力量比基督教更不利于解决我们的种族问题。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

Where Negroes provide 20 percent of the vote, they should have 20 per cent of the jobs.

如果黑人提供20%的选票,他们就应该有20%的工作。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔

During past years, like frightened children, we were afraid to eat the strong meat of human rights and instead sucked the milk of civil rights from the breasts of white liberals, black Uncle Toms, and Aunt Jemimas.

在过去的几年里,我们像受惊的孩子一样,不敢吃人权的肥肉,反而从白人自由主义者、黑人汤姆叔叔和杰米马斯阿姨的胸脯里吮吸民权的乳汁。

小亚当·克莱顿·鲍威尔