„There is but one coward on earth, and that is the coward that dare not know.“

— W.E.B. Du Bois, The Study of the Negro Problems, paragraph 50, in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. XI (January 1898) http://www.webdubois.org/dbStudyofnprob.html
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historiador, sociólogo, ativista e escritor americano 1868 - 1963
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