Best Collection of Derrick Bell Quotes

Derrick Bell, American Educator ( November 6, 1930 - October 5, 2011 )

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Slavery is, as an example of what white America has done, a constant reminder of what white America might do.~Derrick Bell

America Slavery White

I go to readings by fiction writers like Alice Walker, and I'm envious of the level of attention they generate.~Derrick Bell

Go Attention Like

My wife says I spend my life trying to teach white folks. I'm not so sure I'm proud of it, but she's right.~Derrick Bell

Life Wife Proud

Few whites are ready to actively promote civil rights for blacks.~Derrick Bell

Civil Rights Rights Ready