“I am grateful to have been loved, and to be loved now and to be able to love. Because love liberates.” — Maya Angelou
“Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” — James Baldwin
“We choose love. Our love for our children. Our commitment to leaving them a better world. Our love for our country … our love for our fellow citizens … that’s what we choose.” — Michelle Obama
On Valentine’s Day, let’s take some lessons on love from 10 Black history makers of yesterday and today who remind us what real love should look like.