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Commissioner Steve Novick

Official Website for Commissioner Steve Novick

Phone: 503-823-4682

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Black History Month quote of the day: Dorothy Cotton

“If a house is burning, and a bucket of water is thrown on the blaze and doesn’t extinguish the fire, this doesn’t mean that water won’t put out fire. It means we need more water. And so with nonviolence.” Dorothy Cotton, Interview, The Other Side” [January 1, 1998]

 

Found in Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations, 2013