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QUOTES BY Ray Stannard Baker
'It is not short of amazing, the power of a great idea to weld men together. There was in it a peculiar, intense, vital spirit if you will, that I have never felt before in any strike.'
'The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta, I saw the conductor - all conductors are white - ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther back in order to make a place for a white man. I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro sect'
'But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right.'