Ella Baker by Carrie Gibson

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“In order for us as poor and oppressed people to become a part of a society that is meaningful, the system under which we now exist has to be radically changed. It means facing a system that does not lend itself to your needs and devising means by which you can change that system. That is easier said than done.” – Ella Baker In the quote from Ella Baker shown above, she is basically saying that in order to see change you have to do more than just want it. Actions will grant you change, change only occurs through physical action. She very well knows that changing society will not be an easy task but it’s not impossible either.¬†   Ella Josephine Baker: Lifetime¬† Ella Josephine Baker was one of the most inspiring leaders in history. She spent most of her time as an activist working behind the scenes to organize the Civil Rights Movement. She was born in 1903...