(21 Feb 1936 - 17 Jan 1996)
American politician, lawyer and educator who is remembered as a civil rights activist and a pioneer black woman in American politics. While a Congresswoman, she eloquently denounced the Watergate abuses of President Nixon.
Science Quotes by Barbara Jordan (1 quote)
Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.
— Barbara Jordan
As quoted in Jacqueline Trescott, 'Representative Barbara Jordan', Tuesday at Home Supplement,The Courier Journal (27 Oct 1974), 8.
As quoted in 'Words of the Week', Jet (23 Jan 1975), 47, No. 18, 32.