Charles Alston was a distinguished Afro-American sculptor, teacher, muralist, illustrator and painter. In 1970s he created the sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr. for which he was much appreciated and the same was put in the White House in 1990. The 20th century Civil Rights Movement had a great influence on the renowned artist. In order to express racial unity he created a number of works in just black and white. In some way he was also able to bridge the gap between other American-African artists. Alston became the inspiration of many Mexican muralists including Jose Clementa Orozco and Diego Rivera who used murals as a tool to express their thoughts, opinions and views on social activism. We have compiled some famous thoughts and views that Charles Alston expressed through his work, paintings, sculptures and life. Presenting popular quotes and sayings by Charles Alston.