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Blacks Quotes

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My father kept his distance from working-class American blacks.
- Constance Baker Motley

I knew being accepted was going to be hard,
but I knew I was involved in a situation that was going
to bring opportunities to other blacks.
- Larry Doby

So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human,
not superior.
Same with Blacks.
They must be made to realise that they are also human,
not inferior.
- Steven Biko

A new poll shows that Senator Kerry's support in the
South is strongest amongst blacks.
Kerry's appeal to Southern blacks is obvious.
He is a white man who lives far, far away.
- Dennis Miller

 

Hip-Hop isn't just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks!
You can't just call Hip-Hop a trend!
- Lauryn Hill

On the field, blacks have been able to be super giants.
But, once our playing days are over,
this is the end of it and we go back to the back of the bus again.
- Hank Aaron

Segregation was a burden for many blacks,
because the end of the civil war and the amendments
added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond
reality in some respects.
- Ed Smith

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The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated
by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies,
Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
- George Jackson

Doing away with separate black colleges meets resistance
from alumni and other blacks.
- Constance Baker Motley

What I'm fighting for now in my work...
for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks,
poems I could take into a tavern, into the street,
into the halls of a housing project.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

A lot of Republicans are white Christians,
but the Republican Party is reaching out to Hispanics,
and reaching out to blacks, and reaching out to Asians.
- Susan Estrich

When the civil rights battle was won,
all the Jews and hippies and artists were middle class
white people and all the blacks were still poor.
Materially, not much changed.
- Jonathan Lethem

We knew then what we know now; only exemplary blacks are acceptable.
- Constance Baker Motley

Black people are inferior to Caucasians.
Blacks constitute a totally distinct group;
they overshadow the country with the germ...
of evil.
- David Wilmot

Blacks are about seven times more likely to live in
neighborhoods of concentrated poverty than whites.
- John Powell

Of course, it's fun to play with Blacks.
- Boris Vian

Whites were the winners, blacks were the losers,
we wrote the history books, and they didn't feature.
- Phillip Noyce

There is no longer a single common impediment to blacks
emerging in this society.
- Constance Baker Motley

Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S.
blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride.
- David Foster Wallace

Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan
Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ
scores relative to whites.
- J. Philippe Rushton

As soon as white folks say a play's good,
the theater is jammed with blacks and whites.
- August Wilson

Also, of course, for most of this time most Americans
thought of America as a white country with,
at best, only a very segregated and subordinate role for blacks.
- Samuel P. Huntington

I decided blacks should not have to experience the
difficulties I had faced,
so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly.
- Bessie Coleman

Basically there is no difference between whites and blacks,
browns and yellows.
I decided to think no more of people as Northerners and Southerners.
- Ethel Waters

The white men of the South had better make up their
minds that the blacks will remain in the South just
as long as corn will tassel and cotton will bloom into whiteness.
- Timothy Thomas Fortune

There was absolutely no work for Latinos and blacks.
- Victor Argo

School shootings were invented by blacks...
and stolen by the white man.
- Chris Rock

How long must the American community afford special treatment to blacks?
- Constance Baker Motley

In 1975 I was among a group of blacks who formed the
Black Americans in Support of Israel Committee.
- David Dinkins

Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation
where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience.
- August Wilson

It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative
regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV.
- Flip Wilson

I feel there should be blacks in every Party.
- Charles Evers

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts blacks
in the top ten percent of students,
but at MIT this puts them in the bottom ten percent of the class.
- Thomas Sowell

So I'm in the Republican Party for the same reason
I was in the Democratic Party:
to make sure blacks are included,
along with everyone else.
- Charles Evers

The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks,
Hispanics gays and so forth and so on.
- Michael Huffington

Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort
of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.
- Ishmael Reed

In the days of segregation, when blacks were limited
to certain neighborhoods,
you could look around the black community and identify who the leaders were.
- Roger Wilkins

I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa;
there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.
- Marcus Garvey

One puts on black robes to scare the hell out of white people,
while the other puts on white robes to scare the hell out of blacks.
- Mo Udall

The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites.
- William Weld

Too many whites still see blacks as a group apart.
- Constance Baker Motley

In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority:
in 1984,
92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan,
compared to only 36 percent of whites.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Unless young blacks are brought into the mainstream of economic life,
they will continue to be on the curbstone.
- Walter Annenberg

No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to
sing one kind of music and blacks another -
I sang what I liked in the only voice I had.
- Charley Pride

There's no doubt that Mexican men and women full of dignity,
willpower and a capacity for work are doing the work
that not even blacks want to do in the United States.
- Vicente Fox

You had 42 blacks that ran on the Republican ticket this Cycle,
14 made of them made it to the general election and
two of us made it to the House of Representatives.
So I think that there is a new movement that needs
to have a voice in the Congressional Black Caucus.
- Allen West

I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music.
It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time.
It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is.
- Dizzy Gillespie

As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom,
blacks in America are now the freest and richest black
people anywhere on the face of the earth including
all of the nations that are ruled by blacks.
- David Horowitz

I then realized that I could never be satisfied again
with the mere natural charm of my voice,
that I had to constantly paint when singing,
melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks
that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
- Placido Domingo

When it came to political power, blacks need not apply.
Add to this steaming stew the growing tensions over
the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights,
and you had plenty of elements to fire the imagination of a novice journalist.
- Andrea Mitchell

Every day of my life I walk with the idea that I am black,
no matter how successful I am.
And our success is tempered by that;
you're successful in this way given the fact you are black,
and most blacks don't get to that point.
- Danny Glover

Me and Johnny Rotten have been talking about doing a movie of his book,
No Irish, No Dogs, No Blacks.
We have a script, so hopefully that's going to happen
at some point in our careers.
- Penelope Spheeris

Many of the master chefs in the South,
both the upper South as well as the deep South,
were blacks and many of those people came here to Washington,
D.C., and opened up establishments.
Very, very few of them have survived.
But they certainly were very prominent.
- Ed Smith

I'm so disturbed when my women students behave as though
they can only read women,
or black students behave as though they can only read blacks,
or white students behave as though they can only identify with a white writer.
- Bell Hooks

Robinson was important to all blacks.
To make it into the majors and to take all the name calling,
he had to be something special.
He had to take all this for years, not just for Jackie Robinson,
but for the nation.
- Willie Mays

Even as someone who's labeled a conservative -
I'm a Republican I'm black,
I'm heading up this organization in the Reagan administration -
I can say that conservatives don't exactly break their
necks to tell blacks that they're welcome.
- Clarence Thomas

My brother Jim and I saw our father go into the jails
and pray with the inmates Sunday after Sunday.
He prayed with both blacks and whites.
If we ever repeated any slurs we heard on the playground,
he'd tell us very softly, "I don't want to hear those words."
- Charles Moore

No one can compare us to the apartheid regime.
It's not like in South Africa between the blacks and
the whites who belong to the same nation,
or in Berlin where you find parents living on the eastern
side and their children in the western side.
- Silvan Shalom

My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate
both private and social rates of return to men,
women, blacks, and other groups from investments in
different levels of education.
- Gary Becker

Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the
other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights,
and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable
acts of cruelty and violence.
- Linda Chavez

When you look at where the real problems are among
minorities in our society,
particularly blacks, it's at the bottom.
It's the people who are in school systems that don't educate,
neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime,
drugs, the whole bit.
- Clarence Thomas

Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom
only because of several corrective amendments.
Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness
that I and other Blacks cherish.
- Thurgood Marshall

On the road to equality there is no better place for
blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing
its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton

We are of the opinion that an important and irreversible
process is taking place among the white population.
Just as with the blacks, the whites,
too,
are currently overcoming a psychological barrier.
- Joe Slovo

Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been,
are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own,
without handouts, affirmative action,
and other patronizing measures.
- Tammy Bruce

We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties,
arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives
to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks,
elderly Jews and other minorities.
- Barbra Streisand

I'm really busted up over this and I'm very,
very sorry to those people in the audience,
the blacks, the Hispanics, whites - everyone that was
there that took the brunt of that anger and hate and
rage and how it came through.
- Michael Richards

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wasn't always black...
there was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.
- Bill Cosby

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as
it is white is not all that's beautiful.
- Bill Cosby


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