How do you want to be remembered by those around you? Learn about these extraordinary Blacks' answer to that question.

I didn't worry about it because I kind of felt I left a good message and memory with the people in terms of my work, and I always felt with a good record, I could always come back.
Tina Turner, Tina Turner Interview

I don't want them to forget Ruth, I just want them to remember me!
Hank Aaron

I suppose I might insist on making issues of things. But that is not my nature, and I always bear in mind that my mission is to leave behind me the kind of impression that will make it easier for those who follow.
Marian Anderson

I want people to remember me as a full on entertainer and a good person.

I want to be here for a long time, so I am going to do everything I have to do to be here. And I want to walk my daughter down the aisle and give her away to somebody some day. I want to make sure I am still here to make sure my two young sons become men.
Earvin Magic Johnson, Earvin Magic Johnson Interview

It's hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I'm long gone.

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Rosa Parks

Pictures can live in one's memory. That's why they are important.
Jesse Jackson

Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people stay for awhile and leave Footprints on our hearts and we are never the same.