Quotations From SARAH PATTON BOYLE


 

  • ... the constructive power of an image is not measured in terms of its truth, but of the love it inspires.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 15 (1962). On African American resentment of such stereotypical figures as Uncle Remus and Ol' Black Joe, which whites still regarded with affection. Boyle, a Southern white who advocated integration in the 1950s, understood African Americans' resentment but thought it perhaps ill-advised.

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