Sarah Louise Delany
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"Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany" was an African-American educator and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her younger sister Bessie Delany/Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany, of the New York Times bestselling oral history, Having our Say, by journalist Amy Hill Hearth. Sadie was the first Black person permitted to teach domestic science at the high-school level in the New York public schools, and became famous, with the publication of the book, at the age of 103.

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Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.

In our dreams we are always young.

I never let prejudice stop me from what I wanted to do in this life.

. . . we never worked for white people in their homes. No, sir, not even once! That is one of the accomplishments in my life of which I am the most proud, yes, sir!