Voices of Hope is filled with eternal truths written and spoken by African Americans through the years and collected for today's reader. These inspiring expressions will revive your spirit and encourage you to keep the faith. They will challenge you to be a positive voice in society and make a difference for God in your world. You will find timeless insights and life-changing truths in these powerful sayings, speeches, letters, poems, short narratives, and sermons. Topical sections such as perseverance, freedom, integrity, courage and faith will provide easy access to words of encouragement and hope for the challenges you face every day. And short biographies of the contributors in this book will help you discover the indomitable spirit of these fine men and women, who are true mentors for us today.