Carl T. Rowan

  • American journalist
  • Born August 11, 1925
  • Died September 23, 2000

Carl Thomas Rowan (August 11, 1925 – September 23, 2000) was an American government official, journalist and author.

We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it.

A minority group has 'arrived' only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it.

It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.