Quotation by Hubert H. Humphrey

We can rejoice that the time has arrived when millions of Negro Americans can step out of the shadows, and walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of human rights.
Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Address, July 14, 1948, to Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia.

supporting his Civil Rights Amendment to the party platform. Humphrey was at the time mayor of Minneapolis.
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