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Quotations that match 'africa'.In the following pages I have endeavoured to describe all that appeared to me most important and interesting among the events and the scenes that came under my notice during my sojourn in the interior of Africa.
[ Africa Among Appeared Came Describe During Endeavoured Events Following Important Interesting Interior Most Notice Pages Scenes Sojourn Under]
Eight generations of African-Americans are still waiting to achieve their rights - compensation and restitution for the hundreds of years during which they were bought and sold on the market.
[ Achieve African-Americans Bought Compensation During Eight Generations Hundreds Market Restitution Rights Sold Still Their Waiting Were Which Years]
From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today.
[ African America Better Continent Country Deserts East Europe Even Far Great Hemisphere Here Jungles Made Middle Our Own Place Today Veterans Wars World]
From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
[ African Americans Banking Blood Character Contributions Culture Influenced Jazz Justice Modern Molded National Our Shaped Social Subway]
When you talk about evangelicals, don't forget that a significant proportion of the evangelical community is African American. And most African Americans - well over 90 percent, thoroughly evangelical, thoroughly biblical - will probably vote Democratic.
[ African American Americans Biblical Community Democratic Evangelical Evangelicals Forget Most Over Percent Probably Proportion Significant Talk Thoroughly Vote Well Will]
We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder... We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards.
[ Actually Advancing African Backwards Been Being Feel Going Ladder Ourselves Pride Rather Really Than Top]
I play, like, 12 instruments. Guitar, piano, harmonica, African drums... I'm working on mastering the accordion.
[ Accordion African Drums Guitar Harmonica Instruments Mastering Piano Play Working]
We were very happy when a South African court, which had previously ruled against us, took another look and decided that this material was not obscene and allowed it into the country.
[ African Against Allowed Another Country Court Decided Had Happy Into Look Material Obscene Previously Ruled South Took Us Very Were Which]
Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich.
[ Africa Because Creditors Investors Poor Rich Unspeakably]
African American children can't be educationally disadvantaged for 12 years and then experience a miracle cure when it comes time for admission into college.
[ Admission African American Children College Comes Cure Disadvantaged Educationally Experience Into Miracle Then Time Years]
Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa - particularly the 'forgotten emergencies' in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal.
[ Across Africa Appeal Countries Desperation Emergencies Forgotten Island Isolated Lies Little Material Particularly Poor Problems Regions Sea Strategic Within]
When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life. Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor.
[ Actor African Ahead Allowing American Became Convince Director Every Go Gone Had His Into Journey Life Other Reluctant Sidney Very Wanted]
Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me.
[ Africa Any Being Best Cannot Childhood Could Ever Fundamental Happened Home Instilled Other Principles See Still Thing Way Were]
To be a slaveholder meant one had to regard the African American as inferior in every way.
[ African American Every Had Inferior Meant Regard Way]
I'd like to state that Spike Lee is not saying that African American culture is just for black people alone to enjoy and cherish. Culture is for everybody.
[ African Alone American Black Cherish Culture Enjoy Everybody Just Lee Saying Spike State]
There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known group of civilizations which arose on both sides of the land bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C.
[ Africa Arose Between Both Bridge Civilizations Creation Doubt Earliest Egypt Eurasia Fourth Group Known Land Led Little Millennium Room Sides Way Which]
I, too, am convinced that our ancestors came from Africa.
[ Africa Am Ancestors Came Convinced Our Too]
The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I'd done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn't read it.
[ African Approve Book Bride Burnt Done First Him Husband Look Price Privately Read Romantic Said Saw Typical Wanted Which Woman Wrote]
I had this idea that I wanted to do this mixture of visions of African American women and visions of African American men. And call it 'The Men' and call it 'The Women' and show different faces of these two people.
[ African American Call Different Faces Had Idea Men Mixture Show These Two Visions Wanted Women]
Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ scores relative to whites.
[ Africa Blacks Britain Canada Caribbean Iq Low Relative Scores States Sub-Saharan United Well Whites]
I think that whenever there's a good script we try to make that happen, but it's all based off of a good story, a good script, but I don't believe you should do it just because it's African-American.
[ African-American Based Because Believe Good Happen Just Make Off Script Should Story Think Try Whenever]
Big game photography in Africa is mainly done from a vehicle, so then I feel I might as well take the lot.
[ Africa Big Done Feel Game Lot Mainly Might Photography Take Then Vehicle Well]
This is my first opportunity to visit this part of North Africa, so I am going to be able to go back home and talk about this beautiful country and encourage Americans to travel here.
[ Able Africa Am Americans Back Beautiful Country Encourage First Go Going Here Home North Opportunity Part Talk Travel Visit]
Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations.
[ Abroad African Armies Because Intimidate Keeping Leaders Many Missions Need Own Peace Populations Probably Refuse Send Their Troops]
Do you think that the people of South Africa, or anywhere on the continent of Africa, or India, or Pakistan are longing to be kicked around all over again?
[ Africa Again Anywhere Around Continent India Kicked Longing Over Pakistan South Think]
They are responsible for starting this relationship and wanting to help Africa. The United States is very well suited for this as they are a country that has the capacity, they have better access to technology and they are a successful country.
[ Access Africa Better Capacity Country Help Relationship Responsible Starting States Successful Suited Technology United Very Wanting Well]
Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics.
[ African-Americans Art Country Discover Education Great Had How Impact Literature Politics Science Take Time]
As you know, in this country Anglo-Americans are about 75 to 76 percent home ownership in this country, where Hispanics, African Americans are less than 50 percent.
[ African Americans Country Hispanics Home Know Less Ownership Percent Than Where]
As a small child in England, I had this dream of going to Africa. We didn't have any money and I was a girl, so everyone except my mother laughed at it. When I left school, there was no money for me to go to university, so I went to secretarial college and got a job.
[ Africa Any Child College Dream England Everyone Except Girl Go Going Got Had Job Laughed Left Money Mother School Secretarial Small University Went]
We emigrated to South Africa and later to Canada so I went to school in several places.
[ Africa Canada Emigrated Later Places School Several South Went]
Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.
[ Africa Continent Country Gain Independence Last Part Small]
Leaders in Africa are so corrupt that we are certain if we put dogs in uniforms and put guns on their shoulders, we'd be hard put to distinguish them.
[ Africa Certain Corrupt Distinguish Dogs Guns Hard Leaders Put Shoulders Their Them Uniforms]
In my view, the humanity of our world can be measured against the fate of Africa.
[ Africa Against Fate Humanity Measured Our View World]
The only violence was when these so-called 'freedom fighters' terrorized the poor Africans in the villages... They were told what to do and who to support.
[ Africans Fighters Freedom Only Poor So-Called Support Terrorized These Told Villages Violence Were]
I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution.
[ Africa Contribution Creative Different Each Envision Great Groups Making Many Nation Own Peaceful Pride Someday South Take Which Will World]
Personally, I believe in self-determination, but in the context of one South Africa - so that my self-determination is based in this region, and with my people.
[ Africa Based Believe Context Personally Region Self-Determination South]
No matter what vision one has of South Africa, the first thing that must be done is to destroy racism.
[ Africa Destroy Done First Matter Must Racism South Thing Vision]
The African Union has to act in order to put an end to armed conflicts that undermine the continent, to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and other contagious diseases, to promote sustainable development of its member states.
[ Act African Against Aids Armed Caused Conflicts Contagious Continent Devastation Development Diseases End Fight Member Order Other Promote Put States Sustainable Undermine Union]
I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free.
[ Africa Boundary Concerned Free Know National Negro Province Until Where Whole World]
When we walk away from global warming, Kyoto, when we are irresponsibly slow in moving toward AIDS in Africa, when we don't advance and live up to our own rhetoric and standards, we set a terrible message of duplicity and hypocrisy.
[ Advance Africa Aids Away Duplicity Global Hypocrisy Kyoto Live Message Moving Our Own Rhetoric Set Slow Standards Terrible Toward Up Walk Warming]
In black Africa, one does not strike, one does not express, one walks right.
[ Africa Black Does Express Right Strike Walks]
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn't hear it.
[ Abstract African Asian Brazilian Deliberately Elements Hear Music Now Sounded Then Used]
People identify with me - everyone does - African American women, Caucasian women, they all identify with me because I'm ethnic.
[ African American Because Caucasian Does Ethnic Everyone Identify Women]
I really fell in love with Africa.
[ Africa Fell Love Really]
When the first fossils began to be found in eastern Africa, in the late 1950s, I thought, what a wonderful marriage this was, biology and anthropology. I was around 16 years old when I made this particular choice of academic pursuit.
[ Academic Africa Anthropology Around Began Biology Choice Eastern First Fossils Found Late Made Marriage Old Particular Pursuit Thought Wonderful Years]
So this is why I'm always say happy that somebody mentions Rwanda, because behind Rwanda, we have Africa.
[ Africa Always Because Behind Happy Mentions Rwanda Say Somebody Why]
Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition. In some parts of this country, the infant mortality rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. We have a public education system that ranks below that of almost any other Western nation.
[ Africa Almost Any Below Country Die Education Had Hunger Infant Malnutrition Mortality Nation Other Parts Public Ranks Rate Rivals Some Sub-Saharan System Western Yesterday]
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers. Politics
[ Africa America Asia Ask Britain Elections Having Observers States United Want]
The biggest problem in South Africa is that we have a disrupted timeline. Historically, politically, spiritually, economically, in people's minds, in people's heads.
[ Africa Biggest Disrupted Economically Heads Historically Minds Politically Problem South Spiritually Timeline]
That is not enough. Sport has been great for me, a great learning place that if you want to achieve you can, even if you are from the poorest part of Africa.
[ Achieve Africa Been Enough Even Great Learning Part Place Poorest Sport Want]
The highest percentage of African Americans own their own homes today than ever in our nation's history.
[ African Americans Ever Highest History Homes Nation Our Own Percentage Than Their Today]
Some of these things I saw in foreign films - African films, Cuban films - long before I decided to really go on this course as an actor. I started to think about what values I saw in those films that I wanted to bring to my projects.
[ Actor African Before Bring Course Cuban Decided Films Foreign Go Long Projects Really Saw Some Started These Things Think Those Values Wanted]
Currently, more than 4.7 million African Americans receive Social Security benefits, and nearly 8 million people with disabilities depend on Social Security for their daily sustenance.
[ African Americans Benefits Currently Daily Depend Disabilities Million More Nearly Receive Security Social Sustenance Than Their]
I'm very aware of what you're talking about as I was involved with the radio in Africa in the same period as I was doing Concrete - I was doing both at the same time.
[ Africa Aware Both Concrete Doing Involved Period Radio Same Talking Time Very]
There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don't understand what an Indigenous American is. We don't understand what a Latino American is.
[ African American Asian Between Going Indigenous Know Latino Understand Way]
I think when you've travelled around a lot in Africa, you understand something that many people here don't recognize: the extraordinary power that is Africa at village level - at community level.
[ Africa Around Community Extraordinary Here Level Lot Many Power Recognize Something Think Travelled Understand Village]
Africa is a cruel country; it takes your heart and grinds it into powdered stone - and no one minds.
[ Africa Country Cruel Grinds Heart Into Minds Powdered Stone Takes Your]
Mbeki began to write a study of the workings of apartheid policy in the reserves - the areas set aside in law for African occupation - as early as 1959 and 1960.
[ African Apartheid Areas Aside Began Early Law Occupation Policy Reserves Set Study Workings Write]
It is up to African leaders to show their will and political courage in order to assure that this new pan-African institution becomes an efficient instrument and not a place for endless discussions.
[ African Assure Becomes Courage Discussions Efficient Endless Institution Instrument Leaders New Order Place Political Show Their Up Will]
But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information, were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African attractions were soon dissipated, anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas began to resolve themselves into shape.
[ African Anticipated Attractions Based Began Book Crude Dissipated Estimates Fanciful Ideas Images Information Instance Into Pleasures Resolve Ridiculous Shape Simply Soon Themselves Upon Vanished Were]
According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world.
[ According African American Americans Among Association Heart Highest Prevalence States United World]
All of our forebears contributed to what South Africa has become. That does not, however, mean that I must apologize to anyone for being born a Zulu, or for having that culture.
[ Africa Anyone Apologize Become Being Born Contributed Culture Does Forebears Having However Mean Must Our South]
The essence of Africa's crisis is fundamentally its extreme poverty.
[ Africa Crisis Essence Extreme Fundamentally Poverty]
I'm over there filming in South Africa now, and two in five are HIV-positive now. Not many people know that.
[ Africa Filming Five Know Many Now Over South Two]
I love Africa in general South Africa and West Africa, they are both great countries.
[ Africa Both Countries General Great Love South West]
I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family.
[ Able African Americans Anger Community Family Film Happened Powerful Sleep Small Spirituality Their Things Very Within]
It is very much the theme of our President, President Thabo Mbeki, whose passion is for Africa to work together, and for Africans to get up and do things for us. We are trying as women to do things for ourselves.
[ Africa Africans Get Much Our Ourselves Passion President Theme Things Together Trying Up Us Very Whose Women Work]
I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia, Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway. I had to be everywhere.
[ Africa Everywhere Fighter France Had Norway Russia Sicily Units]
I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders, who had been put out by me because of my failure or reluctance to endorse Sen. Kerry.
[ African-American Among Because Been Endorse Failure Had Kerry Knew Leaders Out Put Reluctance Sen Several Were]
I think that black Africa is extremely terrifying. Black Africa can become a maelstrom of warring tribes without the outside world needing to feel the need to do anything about it.
[ Africa Anything Become Black Extremely Feel Maelstrom Need Needing Outside Terrifying Think Tribes Warring Without World]
The people made worse off by slavery were those who were enslaved. Their descendants would have been worse off today if born in Africa instead of America. Put differently, the terrible fate of their ancestors benefitted them.
[ Africa America Ancestors Been Born Descendants Differently Enslaved Fate Instead Made Off Put Slavery Terrible Their Them Those Today Were Worse Would]
We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans.
[ Africans Also Culture Destinies Destiny History Language Made Other Our Own South Tied Up Us]
I am a black man inside and outside and you are white men on the outside, but inside, you are Africans like me.
[ Africans Am Black Inside Man Men Outside White]
If you wrote a novel in South Africa which didn't concern the central issues, it wouldn't be worth publishing.
[ Africa Central Concern Issues Novel Publishing South Which Worth Wrote]
I don't think people have been able to deal with the fact that African American filmmakers can make movies about life and relationships.
[ Able African American Been Deal Fact Filmmakers Life Make Movies Relationships Think]
I was fortunate enough to visit a lot of beautiful places around the world. The most astonishing and memorable experiences were my trips to Africa and Australia.
[ Africa Around Astonishing Australia Beautiful Enough Experiences Fortunate Lot Memorable Most Places Trips Visit Were World]
I was there during the first elections in South Africa. I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag.
[ Africa Apartheid Down During Elections First Flag New Raise South Take Them Watched]
An important aspect of the current situation is the strong social reaction against suggestions that the home language of African American children be used in the first steps of learning to read and write.
[ African Against American Aspect Children Current First Home Important Language Learning Reaction Read Situation Social Steps Strong Suggestions Used Write]
I'd like to see marriage count again among African-Americans and not just in the society in general.
[ African-Americans Again Among Count General Just Marriage See Society]
I can't on my own change the regime in South Africa or teach the Palestinians to learn to live with the Israelies, but I can start with me.
[ Africa Change Learn Live Own Palestinians Regime South Start Teach]
Whether or not all this came to pass in an East African ditch, I wouldn't like to say. Perhaps it happened in North Africa or further west, but Africa was definitely the place.
[ Africa African Came Definitely Ditch East Further Happened North Pass Perhaps Place Say West Whether]
The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader.
[ Adoring African American Appeal Based Bush Charismatic Crowds Democratic Election Joy Largely Leader Overwhelming Qualified Superbly Support]
There is an Islamic population in France, most of which comes from the North African countries.
[ African Comes Countries France Islamic Most North Population Which]
No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population.
[ African Continent Country Descent Estimated Europe Immigrant Larger Mainly Men Million More Muslim Population Proportion Seven Six Than Them Women]
It's not difficult in South Africa for the ordinary person to see the link between capitalism and racist exploitation, and when one sees the link one immediately thinks in terms of a socialist alternative.
[ Africa Alternative Between Capitalism Difficult Exploitation Immediately Link Ordinary Person See Sees Socialist South Terms Thinks]
When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens.
[ Africa Blamed Crash Cups Edge Ground Happens Pile South Table Warn Will]
A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
[ Access Advantage African Age Child Constitute Country Developing Early Even Having Held His Little Mind Modern Never Over Small Structure Sure Toy Toys Very Which]
What we call soul has been around a long time. It comes out of a particular culture that is African in origin, but influenced by 250 years of slavery, as well as other forms of racial oppression.
[ African Around Been Call Comes Culture Forms Influenced Long Oppression Origin Other Out Particular Racial Slavery Soul Time Well Years]
We cannot do everything in Africa, but doing nothing is not an option.
[ Africa Cannot Doing Everything Nothing Option]
If I can join hands with FIFA and other continental bodies to promote football globally, then I can do more than that to raise African football to new heights.
[ African Bodies Continental Fifa Football Globally Hands Heights Join More New Other Promote Raise Than Then]
When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. Religion
[ Africa Bible Came Closed Eyes Had Land Missionaries Opened Our Pray Said Them Us]
Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can't do anything about that.
[ Admits Africa Anything Apartheid Becomes Come Did Everybody How Just Know Lived Now Political South Tell Then Told Truth Wanted Where World Wrong]
Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves.
[ African Blood Confederacy Fight Give Large Life Made Part Possible Ready Secede Slaves Southern States Sweat Tears Their Through Up Way Were Which]
The most hazardous part of our expedition to Africa was crossing Piccadilly Circus.
[ Africa Circus Crossing Expedition Hazardous Most Our Part]
All the rest of us - you and me and even the thousands of soldiers behind the lines in Africa - we want terribly yet only academically for the war to get over.
[ Academically Africa Behind Even Get Lines Only Over Rest Soldiers Terribly Thousands Us Want War Yet]
I had a hard time convincing students that they were going to North Africa to understand the North Africans, not to understand themselves.
[ Africa Africans Convincing Going Had Hard North Students Themselves Time Understand Were]
I don't mind snakes. Growing up in South Africa there were a couple a snakes around... and I'm not talking just about the government!
[ Africa Around Couple Government Growing Just Mind Snakes South Talking Up Were]
Nowadays, people always say, how come he's doing such young shows? But they never mention The Mod Squad. I was very proud of that show. It's the first time an African-American guy kissed a white girl.
[ African-American Always Come Doing First Girl Guy How Kissed Mention Never Nowadays Proud Say Show Shows Squad Such Time Very White Young]
There really has not been a strong Republican message to either the poor or the African American community at large.
[ African American Been Community Either Large Message Poor Really Republican Strong]
There are probably more annoying things than being hectored about African development by a wealthy Irish rock star in a cowboy hat, but I can't think of one at the moment.
[ African Annoying Being Cowboy Development Hat Irish Moment More Probably Rock Star Than Things Think Wealthy]
An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution.
[ African Always Dispossessed Hands Lead Leader Leadership Never Old Remain Revolution Says Shared Should Will]
I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.
[ Africa Combine Continent Deserts Dream Efforts Forests Great Leaders Our Problems Realization Solve Their Unity Vast Whereby]
The South Africans decided that they would like to prove to the world they did not have any nuclear weapons and their decision was not doubted because it was the end of the Cold War, it was also the end of apartheid.
[ Africans Also Any Apartheid Because Cold Decided Decision Did Doubted End Nuclear Prove South Their War Weapons World Would]
From the time of independences until the end of the Cold War, in spite of the participation of a considerable number of African states in the non-aligned movement, everyone in fact chose to align with one or another of the two major blocks.
[ African Align Another Blocks Chose Cold Considerable End Everyone Fact Major Movement Number Participation Spite States Time Two Until War]
Does a black person make them an African American? No. There are Hispanics that are very, very dark skinned so the word has lost its meaning, it's not a very concise or proper word to use even today and it wasn't then.
[ African American Black Concise Dark Does Even Hispanics Lost Make Meaning Person Proper Skinned Them Then Today Use Very Word]
It makes it difficult to decide which to go see, since no film about say, some tragic genocide in Africa is going to get a bad review even if it's poorly made.
[ Africa Bad Decide Difficult Even Film Genocide Get Go Going Made Makes Poorly Review Say See Since Some Tragic Which]
As much as everyone wants to downplay racism, it exists. There's a great mistrust among some African-Americans of white people.
[ African-Americans Among Downplay Everyone Exists Great Mistrust Much Racism Some Wants White]
There seems to be this sense among even well-meaning Americans that Africa is this black hole of murder and mutilation that can never be fixed, no matter what aid is brought in.
[ Africa Aid Americans Among Black Brought Even Fixed Hole Matter Murder Mutilation Never Seems Sense Well-Meaning]
It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa.
[ Africa Any Difference Ideas Important Initiatives Make New Nurture Which]
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
[ African Dreams Genius Snow Up]
We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
[ Africa Battle Effect Humanity Which Will Win]
To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy, northern Africa and, above all, in Spain.
[ Above Africa Arab Day Evident Influence Italy Northern Southern Spain]
I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy.
[ Africa Coming Conflict Countries Czech Energy Ireland Lived Out Overflowing Republic South Were]
Out of 30 years of Second City I was probably the third African-American with the main stage cast. I was surprised when I first heard that. I think part of the reason that improvisation has never been popular with African-Americans is that it isn't popular in the inner cities.
[ African-American African-Americans Been Cast Cities City First Heard Improvisation Inner Main Never Out Part Popular Probably Reason Second Stage Surprised Think Third Years]
I wrote some bad poetry that I published in North African journals, but even as I withdrew into this reading, I also led the life of a kind of young hooligan.
[ African Also Bad Even Into Journals Kind Led Life North Poetry Published Reading Some Withdrew Wrote Young]
We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented. Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit.
[ African Always American Another Appalachian Area Exhibit Had Haitian Hoped Indian Intend Just Keep Necessarily Oriented Originally Room Same Time Will]
African-American women account for 67 percent of all newly diagnosed female AIDS cases.
[ Account African-American Aids Cases Diagnosed Female Newly Percent Women]
Well, surely, I am not in charge of South Africa.
[ Africa Am Charge South Surely Well]
People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans.
[ Adam African Aimed Americans Because Been Country Differences Eve Killing Primarily Racial Racism Since Time]
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
[ Abiding African America Barack Barrier Believing Blessed Faith Give Improbable Love Name Nation Only Parents Possibilities Shared Success Tolerant Would Your]
Liberal whites are the greatest enemy of African Americans.
[ African Americans Enemy Greatest Liberal Whites]
But now I'm getting that spiritual motivation to visit Africa.
[ Africa Getting Motivation Now Spiritual Visit]
I was disappointed not to be able to interview Mr. Clinton. I met him two years ago. I was looking forward to talking with him about issues from Africa to terrorism.
[ Able Africa Ago Clinton Disappointed Forward Him Interview Issues Looking Met Mr Talking Terrorism Two Years]
God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace.
[ Africa Bless Give God Guard Guide Her Leaders Peace]
Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice.
[ African Americans Choice Choices College Delaware Longer Other State University Without]
We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless you have more than one option politically, how free are you?
[ African-Americans Free Freedoms How More Option Politically Talk Than Unless]
If I were to call it black music, that would be untrue. I don't know what that is, unless it would be some African drums or something.
[ African Black Call Drums Know Music Some Something Unless Untrue Were Would]
If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic.
[ African Bush Cancer Central Chad Darfur France Further Genocide Immediate Means President Priority Republic Serious Shore Spreading Stop Up Which Working]
I set up a laboratory in the Department of Physiology in the Medical School in South Africa and begin to try to find a bacteriophage system which we might use to solve the genetic code.
[ Africa Begin Code Department Find Genetic Laboratory Medical Might Physiology School Set Solve South System Try Up Use Which]
You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
[ Africa Allowed Anywhere Because Commitment Concern Conclude Doubts Else Equality Ever Farce Fool Happen Happening Honest Idea Justice Look Makes Mocks Our Questions See Way Would]
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.
[ African Any Around Between Difference Divided Face Hat His Large Painting Parading Pope Praying Purse Religion Religions Rock Sickened Smoking Think Wearing White]
I've been informed by both sides, jazz, western music, Asian music, African music, all sides, because I've been interested in the sound of the universe, and that sound is without limit.
[ African Asian Because Been Both Informed Interested Jazz Limit Music Sides Sound Universe Western Without]
I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community.
[ Active African American Been Community Congressional Difference District Fraternal Important Life Makes Many Opportunity Organizations Our Privileged Quality Social Tangible Work]
Being black, I'm involved in the reparations movement. It's focused toward the African-American audience. We could begin to heal.
[ African-American Audience Begin Being Black Could Focused Heal Involved Movement Reparations Toward]
The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs.
[ African-American Cool Giant Heads Look Men Shave Simple Their Thumbs Truth Whereas White]
If the Soviet Union and the United States have not experienced direct military confrontations, on the other hand, they supported, armed and trained Africans, to fight other Africans.
[ Africans Armed Confrontations Direct Experienced Fight Hand Military Other Soviet States Supported Trained Union United]
The United States spends more money on African aid than any nation on earth.
[ African Aid Any Earth Money More Nation Spends States Than United]
Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own.
[ Accounts Africa Assure Cannot Certainly Development Only Our Own Trade World]
I think one of the political problems we have in this country is the perspective that all soccer moms think alike, all African-Americans think alike.
[ African-Americans Alike Country Moms Perspective Political Problems Soccer Think]
The World Health Organisation has a lot of its medical experts sitting in Geneva while hospitals in Africa have no drugs and desperate patients are forced to seek medication on the black market.
[ Africa Black Desperate Experts Forced Geneva Health Hospitals Lot Market Medical Medication Organisation Patients Seek Sitting While World]
The first job I had with the Smithsonian was as a field researcher among African American communities in Southwest Louisiana and Arkansas for the festival.
[ African American Among Arkansas Communities Festival Field First Had Job Louisiana Researcher Smithsonian Southwest]
I must say the idea of a United Africa was nonsense.
[ Africa Idea Must Nonsense Say United]
In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face.
[ Africa Bestow Face Gift Greatest Human More Position Possible Shall South Time]
I engaged upon those activities because I believed that, in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa, it was my duty to do so.
[ Activities Africa Because Been Believed Circumstances Created Dangerous Duty Engaged South Those Upon Which]
I am consciously trying not to make it sound Celtic or African.
[ African Am Celtic Consciously Make Sound Trying]
Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying to hold on to the United States, like they tried to hold on to Africa.
[ Africa Anglo Desperately Hold Now Right States Tried Trying United]
In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
[ African American Analysis Asian Cause Final Hinges Latin Majority Make Overwhelming Population Revolution Revolutionary Struggles Up Whole World]
I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.
[ African Ant Cope Crushes Endowed Greater Look Might Much Myself Native Nature Racism See Size South Spirit Strength Than Weight]
The whole of that part of Southern Africa which is controlled by racial minorities is experiencing either consistent and regular guerilla activity or is faced with advanced preparation for its commencement.
[ Activity Advanced Africa Commencement Consistent Controlled Either Experiencing Faced Guerilla Minorities Part Preparation Racial Regular Southern Which Whole]
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.
[ Africa Apartheid Belong Berlin Between Blacks Children Compare Eastern Find Living Nation Parents Regime Same Side South Their Us Western Where Whites]
I helped found Artists for New South Africa, but it used to be called Artists for Free South Africa. Alfre Woodard and a bunch of us started this.
[ Africa Artists Bunch Called Found Free Helped New South Started Us Used]
An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers, and as speed was the main object of the Expedition under my command, my duty was to lessen this difficulty as much as possible.
[ Africa Carriers Command Difficulty Duty Expedition Insuperable Lessen Main Much Object Obstacle Possible Rapid Speed Transit Under Want]
I know there has long been a great frustration among the African Americans in Nevada over their belief that we have not adequately responded to their desires to become more educated and more productive citizens.
[ Adequately African Americans Among Become Been Belief Citizens Desires Educated Frustration Great Know Long More Nevada Over Productive Responded Their]
The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.
[ African-Americans Brutally Civil Equality Fear Had Intimidation Justice Klan Mississippi Movement Murder Oppress Over Respond Rights Same Sought Used Way Workers Young]
I'd the upbringing a nun would envy. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body.
[ Africa Body Envy Familiar Fifteen More Nun Own Than Until Upbringing Would]
So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.
[ Africa Dignity Equality Facing Here Human Live Period Right Rights Talking Threat Unprecedented]
The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.
[ Africa Beat Boy Chance Drums Girl Heart His Negro Prove Rest Single Still While Will Without Worth]
There is always something new out of Africa.
[ Africa Always New Out Something]
Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger.
[ Activist African American Angelou Believes Civil Contemporary Famous Great Hailed Historian Literature Makes Many Maya Only Person Poet Rights Stronger Struggle Voices]
We African Americans have now spent the major part of the 20th Century battling racism.
[ African Americans Battling Century Major Now Part Racism Spent]
In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat, essentially in Africa and the third world. The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965, is what opened the path.
[ Africa Coup Coups Essentially Military Opened Path Third Two Were World Years]
There are cultural issues everywhere - in Bangladesh, Latin America, Africa, wherever you go. But somehow when we talk about cultural differences, we magnify those differences.
[ Africa America Bangladesh Cultural Differences Everywhere Go Issues Latin Magnify Somehow Talk Those Wherever]
Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed with lots of natural resources but lacks human resources.
[ African Endowed Energetic Human Lacks Lots Million Nation Natural Nigeria Over Resources West]
We are African in origin and American in birth.
[ African American Birth Origin]
Because the mask is your face, the face is a mask, so I'm thinking of the face as a mask because of the way I see faces is coming from an African vision of the mask which is the thing that we carry around with us, it is our presentation, it's our front, it's our face.
[ African Around Because Carry Coming Face Faces Front Mask Our Presentation See Thing Thinking Us Vision Way Which Your]
The biggest lesson from Africa was that life's joys come mostly from relationships and friendships, not from material things. I saw time and again how much fun Africans had with their families and friends and on the sports fields; they laughed all the time.
[ Africa Africans Again Biggest Come Families Fields Friends Friendships Fun Had How Joys Laughed Lesson Life Material Mostly Much Relationships Saw Sports Their Things Time]
With my government, we engaged in bringing our help to fights for national freedom. At that precise moment, several countries were still colonised or had barely overcome colonisation. This was the case in practically all of Africa. We supported them.
[ Africa Barely Bringing Case Countries Engaged Fights Freedom Government Had Help Moment National Our Overcome Practically Precise Several Still Supported Them Were]
However, research in the years that followed found that in many of its important features, African American Vernacular English was becoming not less, but more different from other dialects.
[ African American Becoming Dialects Different English Features Followed Found However Important Less Many More Other Research Vernacular Years]
The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery.
[ African-Americans Challenges Facing Rooted Slavery System Today]
All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core.
[ Africa Am Core Every Go Know Shaken Time]
Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.
[ Accepted Africa Africans Around Brigade Cans Continent Deep Down Equal Fire Flames More Need Out Put Really Standing Us Watering Were Would]
Music is something I must do, business is something I need to do, and Africa is something I have to do. That's the way it breaks down in my life.
[ Africa Breaks Business Down Life Music Must Need Something Way]
That's why I felt so at home when I went to Africa. It didn't matter that I was halfway around the world in a foreign country, because all those elements are universal. And I think that's one thing about my work: It's universal.
[ Africa Around Because Country Elements Felt Foreign Halfway Home Matter Thing Think Those Universal Went Why Work World]
If there was no black man there would be no Rock'n'Roll. The beat, the rhythms of Africa are what created Rock'n'Roll and Jazz.
[ Africa Beat Black Created Jazz Man Rhythms Rock Roll Would]
Those who tell you that the territorial question is an abstraction, that you can never colonize another territory without the African slavetrade, are both deaf and blind to the history of the last sixty years.
[ Abstraction African Another Blind Both Deaf History Last Never Question Sixty Tell Territorial Territory Those Without Years]
One researcher just determined that African and Indian elephants make each other sick. When a new animal or plant is introduced to a habitat bad things happen. The biggest danger to native wildlife is foreign wildlife.
[ African Animal Bad Biggest Danger Determined Each Elephants Foreign Habitat Happen Indian Introduced Just Make Native New Other Plant Researcher Sick Things Wildlife]
Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.
[ African Americans Any Anyone Breach College Degree Enormously First Good Graduate Particularly Potential Rate Really These Times Today Unemployment]
One of the biggest development issues in the world is the education of girls. In the United States and Europe, it has been accepted, but not in Africa and the developing countries.
[ Accepted Africa Been Biggest Countries Developing Development Education Europe Girls Issues States United World]
In this era of the global village, the tide of democracy is running. And it will not cease, not in China, not in South Africa, not in any corner of this earth, where the simple idea of democracy and freedom has taken root.
[ Africa Any Cease China Corner Democracy Earth Era Freedom Global Idea Root Running Simple South Taken Tide Village Where Will]
It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
[ African Anything Compare Dreams Genius Imagine Pity Snow Up]
Argentine political life is like the life of an ant community or an African forest tribe: full of events, full of crisis and deaths, but life is always cyclical, and the year ends as it begins.
[ African Always Ant Begins Community Crisis Cyclical Deaths Ends Events Forest Full Life Political Tribe Year]
It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa.
[ Africa Gives Great Hope Strength]
What's really good is African drum music.
[ African Drum Good Music Really]
The attacks on the Paris Metro in the 1990s were committed by members of the local Muslim community, immigrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa.
[ Africa Attacks Committed Community Immigrants Local Members Metro Muslim North Paris Region Were]
During the days of segregation, there was not a place of higher learning for African Americans. They were simply not welcome in many of the traditional schools. And from this backward policy grew the network of historical black colleges and universities.
[ African Americans Backward Black Colleges Days During Grew Higher Historical Learning Many Network Place Policy Schools Segregation Simply Traditional Universities Welcome Were]
Although native Africans domesticated some plants in the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa, they acquired valuable domestic animals only later, from the north.
[ Acquired Africa Africans Although Animals Domestic Domesticated Ethiopia Later Native North Only Plants Some Tropical Valuable West]
There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago.
[ Africa African Ago Concerning Fatigue Five Greater Now Problem Situation Than Today Worse Years]
The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone, with rival armed bands burning villages, kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity.
[ African Armed Bands Burning Central Children Impunity Kidnapping Killing North Now Republic Rival Robbing Travelers Villages War Zone]
A matter that seems to be very clear in terms of the alternative view, is what do you expect to happen in Africa with regard to immune systems, where people are poor, subject to repeat infections and all of that. Surely you would expect their immune systems to collapse.
[ Africa Alternative Clear Collapse Expect Happen Immune Matter Poor Regard Repeat Seems Subject Surely Systems Terms Their Very View Where Would]
Neither Western donor countries like the U.S. nor poor recipients like Cameroon care much about Africans who are poor, rural and female.
[ Africans Cameroon Care Countries Donor Female Much Neither Nor Poor Recipients Rural Western]
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say.
[ African Although Experts Gospel Jazz Know Music Origin Rhythms Say]
That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development.
[ Africa Aids Center Development Health Only Pandemic Reality Reinforces Sustainable Threatening]
I spent seven months in Africa and came back saying there isn't anything you can say about black people that you couldn't say about, say, pink people except that they're black.
[ Africa Anything Back Black Came Except Months Pink Say Saying Seven Spent]
The southward advance of native African farmers with Central African crops halted in Natal, beyond which Central African crops couldn't grow - with enormous consequences for the recent history of South Africa.
[ Advance Africa African Beyond Central Consequences Crops Enormous Farmers Grow Halted History Native Recent South Which]
In fact, the Harvard study data indicates that 70 percent of African American children attend schools that are predominately African American, about the same level as in 1968 when Dr. King died.
[ African American Attend Children Data Died Dr Fact Harvard Indicates King Level Percent Predominately Same Schools Study]
This African American Vernacular English shares most of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English. But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different from standard English than any other dialect spoken in continental North America.
[ African America American Any Continental Dialect Dialects Different Distinct English Grammar Many More Most North Other Shares Spoken Standard Than Vernacular Vocabulary Ways]
I don't think there is such a definition of a perfect family, but I do think that our marriages are in crisis. Our families are in crisis. And I think the African-American family is at one of the worst stages it's been at in a very long time in this country. Fatherlessness is rampant.
[ African-American Been Country Crisis Definition Families Family Long Marriages Our Perfect Rampant Stages Such Think Time Very Worst]
I think we have got the wood on South Africa, but that does not mean they are not a good team. They intimidate a lot of teams but we intimidate them. There is no disrespect for South Africa; they are a very good team.
[ Africa Disrespect Does Good Got Intimidate Lot Mean South Team Teams Them Think Very Wood]
I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist.
[ African Am American Artist Because Famous Jazz]
All these boundaries - Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America - are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man - at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader?
[ Africa America Asia Boundaries Character Follower Leader Look Looking Malaysia Man Men Question Set Stand These]
Could I say that the reason that I am here today, you know, from the mouth of the State Department itself, is: I should not be allowed to travel because I have struggled for years for the independence of the colonial peoples of Africa.
[ Africa Allowed Am Because Colonial Could Department Here Independence Itself Know Mouth Peoples Reason Say Should State Struggled Today Travel Years]
Chief executives, who themselves own few shares of their companies, have no more feeling for the average stockholder than they do for baboons in Africa.
[ Africa Average Chief Companies Executives Feeling Few More Own Shares Than Their Themselves]
When I look at the system here and look at my position - not just as a basketball player, but when I look around me at the values of the people and the culture and compare them with the values of where I came from - I feel so blessed to be from Africa.
[ Africa Around Basketball Blessed Came Compare Culture Feel Here Just Look Player Position System Them Values Where]
South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination.
[ Africa Colonial Criminal Domination Evolve Example Into Minority Most Pernicious Practise South White]
Because I don't play guitar any more, African harmonies and rhythms have been an inspiration to me. I love the raw origin of the sound. It complements my voice and words naturally.
[ African Any Because Been Guitar Harmonies Inspiration Love More Naturally Origin Play Raw Rhythms Sound Voice Words]
Since 1957, black people have experienced double-digit unemployment - in good times and bad times. Look at the population of African Americans in prison. They represent more than half the population of prisoners in the country, 55 percent of those on death row.
[ African Americans Bad Black Country Death Double-Digit Experienced Good Half Look More Percent Population Prison Prisoners Represent Row Since Than Those Times Unemployment]
Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum. The plan is being held up by finding a location that isn't in their neighborhood.
[ African-American Being Called Finding Held Location Museum National Neighborhood Plan Republicans Their Up]
There are, of course, all sorts of other unpleasant regimes outside the walls as well - the military dictators of Latin America and the apartheid regime of South Africa.
[ Africa America Apartheid Course Dictators Latin Military Other Outside Regime Regimes Sorts South Unpleasant Walls Well]
I am committed to ensure that our 2008 Republican presidential candidates forthrightly address issues of importance to the African-American community.
[ Address African-American Am Candidates Committed Community Ensure Forthrightly Importance Issues Our Presidential Republican]
I am on my way to Ghana tomorrow morning and you just need to know that this Administration is very focused on doing all we can to promote economic development in this part of the world, in Africa, throughout Africa, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.
[ Administration Africa Am Development Doing Economic Focused Ghana Just Know Morning Need North Part Promote Sub-Saharan Throughout Tomorrow Very Way World]
Sex in the City was a different kind of phenomenon because of the show itself is a phenomenon and to me that's successful because to resonate with women across the board for six years and have only one African-American actor pass through for one episode.
[ Across Actor African-American Because Board City Different Episode Itself Kind Only Pass Phenomenon Resonate Sex Show Six Successful Through Women Years]
I've always thought that underpopulated countries in Africa are vastly underpolluted.
[ Africa Always Countries Thought Vastly]
Racial discrimination, South Africa's economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing.
[ Africa Black Discrimination Economic Exploitation Oppression Parcel Part Peoples Power Racial Same South Thing]
It appears that the present-day form of African American English is not the inheritance of the period of slavery, but the creation of the second half of the 20th century.
[ African American Appears Century Creation English Form Half Inheritance Period Present-Day Present-Day Second Slavery]
Some countries that are close to Europe that already hold Deutschemarks, clearly would automatically hold euros, those are countries in Eastern Europe mainly, a few countries in Africa.
[ Africa Already Automatically Clearly Close Countries Eastern Europe Euros Few Hold Mainly Some Those Would]
Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time.
[ African American Classical Contract Father First Grew Home Jazz Metropolitan Music Opera Seriously Sign Though Time Up]
I was afterwards sorry for this, though, if I ever travel again, I shall trust to none but natives, as the climate of Africa is too trying to foreigners.
[ Africa Afterwards Again Climate Ever Foreigners Natives None Shall Sorry Though Too Travel Trust Trying]
We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.
[ Africa Age Beings Continue Day Human Lesser Other Protest Races Should Than Treated]
I've been to Africa three times. All right? You can't bring Western reasoning into the culture. The same way you can't bring it into fundamental Islam.
[ Africa Been Bring Culture Fundamental Into Islam Reasoning Right Same Three Times Way Western]
Weak minds exaggerate too much the wrong done to the Africans.
[ Africans Done Exaggerate Minds Much Too Weak Wrong]
It is important to stress: Africa is also a victim of the September 11 attacks.
[ Africa Also Attacks Important September Stress Victim]
One of the most amazing locations I've ever been is the top of the volcano in Tanzania, Africa. It's an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day.
[ Actual Africa Amazing Been Day Ever Every Locations Most Really Top Volcano Where]
Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old, but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected, which means that so far over 12 million African children have been orphaned because of AIDS.
[ Affected African Ages Aids Because Been Children Different Epidemics Far Historically Kill Means Million Most Old Orphaned Over Tended Those Very Which Young]
For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
[ Africa Arrived Been Exactly Fact Glamorous Going His Historical How Know Knows Man More Place Present Than Truth Unless Where]
Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages.
[ African-American Been Behind Bush Fallen Income Office Since Terms Wages Women]
We can now have action movies with two stars where one might be African American and one might be Asian American. One of them doesn't have to be white, and the other one doesn't have to be the ethnic sidekick. We're way over that. And I think it's happening in society, too.
[ Action African American Asian Ethnic Happening Might Movies Now Other Over Sidekick Society Stars Them Think Too Two Way Where White]
Maybe if I go far enough back into my ancestry, I have African roots or something. I've got no idea.
[ African Ancestry Back Enough Far Go Got Idea Into Maybe Roots Something]
South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black and white.
[ Africa Belongs Black Live South White]
I don't necessarily believe there's a message in the fact that I'm an African-American Republican. I think there is a message that America as a whole, we are now awake. We are looking at a political construct and we're fairly disappointed. I think the message is no matter where you come from in this country, there is great potential.
[ African-American America Awake Believe Come Construct Country Disappointed Fact Fairly Great Looking Matter Message Necessarily Now Political Potential Republican Think Where Whole]
Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned.
[ Africa Crowned King Look Will]
We will continue to count on your unwavering support and commitment to working with leaders of our continent in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
[ Africa Bringing Commitment Continent Continue Count Desired Leaders Our Renaissance Support Unwavering Will Working Your]
Education, particularly higher education, will take Africa into the mainstream of globalization.
[ Africa Education Globalization Higher Into Mainstream Particularly Take Will]
But certainly in Uganda, Mozambique and South Africa, people don't really talk about sex and certainly religious leaders - some of them - up to now have been very unwilling to accept, for instance, the promotion of condom use.
[ Accept Africa Been Certainly Condom Instance Leaders Now Promotion Really Religious Sex Some South Talk Them Uganda Unwilling Up Use Very]
I have always thought that the rapid economic development of South Africa would in the long run prove to be incompatible with the government's racial policies, and recent events have tended to confirm my opinion.
[ Africa Always Confirm Development Economic Events Government Incompatible Long Opinion Policies Prove Racial Rapid Recent Run South Tended Thought Would]
There's a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy's plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We're gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa.
[ Africa Aids Awareness Bad Big Boy Brothers Charity Concert Doing Epidemic Give Gonna Helping Huge More Plans Save Sisters Some Year]
This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade.
[ Africa Bush Deep Development Economic Encouraging First Fostering Investment Passion President Region Trade Visit Voiced Where]
South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory, going back to the end of the last century.
[ Africa Back Century End Going Had Last Long Prehistory Record South Studies]
If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico, down upon Central and South America, out upon the islands of the sea, over upon Africa and beyond. And can any one doubt that the results of this competition of races will be the "survival of the fittest?"
[ Africa America Amiss Any Beyond Central Competition Doubt Down Fittest Islands Mexico Move Out Over Powerful Race Races Read Results Sea South Survival Upon Will]
But what really excited me was the idea that humans had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years. I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures.
[ Africa Back Creatures Excited Find Go Had Humans Idea Millions Really Some These Tremendous Wanted Went Years]
I profess accurately to describe native Africa - Africa in those places where it has not received the slightest impulse, whether for good or evil, from European civilisation.
[ Accurately Africa Civilisation Describe European Evil Good Impulse Native Places Profess Received Slightest Those Where Whether]
In fact, a large majority of those have died and of those expected to die of AIDS, as well as of those who are infected with the virus, are in sub-Saharan Africa.
[ Africa Aids Die Died Expected Fact Infected Large Majority Sub-Saharan Those Virus Well]
I am the hero of Africa.
[ Africa Am Hero]
I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community.
[ African-American Always Attempt Community Even Expense Our Ourselves Protect Think Though Trained Value Women]
They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?
[ Africa America Asia Capitalism Failure Latin Socialism Success Talk Where]
Without Social Security, poverty rates for African American seniors would more than double.
[ African American Double More Poverty Rates Security Seniors Social Than Without Would]
Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed.
[ African Always Americans Been Closed Doors Entertainment Opportunity Other Sports Were Windows]
The event of the landing of these brethren upon our shores is to be, not without its beneficial effect, as well to the colored population of this country, as it promises to be to ill-fated Africa.
[ Africa Beneficial Brethren Colored Country Effect Event Landing Our Population Promises Shores These Upon Well Without]
With a foreign policy appropriately rooted in some sense of humanitarian decency, the Central African crisis will not be easily ignored by American policymakers. It screams for remedy.
[ African American Appropriately Central Crisis Decency Easily Foreign Humanitarian Ignored Policy Policymakers Remedy Rooted Screams Sense Some Will]
I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.
[ Africa Angeles Attack Australia Bubonic Continent Disappeared England Los Martian Move New Plague Some Swallowed Tidal Up Wave Were Zealand]
Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit.
[ Accept African Americans Especially European Generation Interesting Men Most Nationalist Only Racists Says Which Women Would]
When no other schools in the Southeastern Conference or the former Southwestern Conference would award them athletic scholarships, African Americans had been recruited by and playing for Texas Western since the 1950s.
[ African Americans Athletic Award Been Conference Former Had Other Playing Recruited Scholarships Schools Since Texas Them Western Would]
Those who invest in South Africa should not think they are doing us a favor; they are here for what they get out of our cheap and abundant labor, and they should know that they are buttressing one of the most vicious systems.
[ Abundant Africa Cheap Doing Favor Get Here Invest Know Labor Most Our Out Should South Systems Think Those Us Vicious]
Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this absurd job? Why don't you go to Africa and help people? But I cannot help people, because I am a hypochondriac.
[ Absurd Africa Am Because Cannot Doing Go Help Hypochondriac Job Myself Say Sometimes Why]
I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.
[ African-American Age Because Citizen Female Many Second-Class Taught Treat Would Young]
My work has been much more Caribbean and eclectic. I am interested in people, and where they come from happens to have fallen within an area of Africa.
[ Africa Am Area Been Caribbean Come Eclectic Fallen Happens Interested More Much Where Within Work]
A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer.
[ Africans Because Black Group Him Killed Lawyer Recently Should South White Wrong]
This country is armed to the teeth, and none of these African states could begin to attack South Africa.
[ Africa African Armed Attack Begin Could Country None South States Teeth These]
The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it.
[ Africa Always Been Darkest Ignorance Our Thing]
The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of strong positive images as far as African Americans are concerned, really turned me on to The Best Man.
[ African Americans Being Best Cast Combined Concerned Ensemble Fact Far Images Large Lot Man New Positive Really Shot Strong Turned York]
I would say colonialism is a wonderful thing. It spread civilization to Africa. Before it they had no written language, no wheel as we know it, no schools, no hospitals, not even normal clothing.
[ Africa Before Civilization Clothing Colonialism Even Had Hospitals Know Language Normal Say Schools Spread Thing Wheel Wonderful Would Written]
There is a movement in club football, which I don't necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa.
[ Africa Because Club Conclude Consider Create Everything Example Exodus Football Getting Leads Market Movement Necessarily Prime Rich Richer Solidarity Us Using Which]
There's a glorious sense of freedom in comedy, just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up - or didn't - and Jamaican stories.
[ African Allowing Comedy Folk Freedom Glorious Interrupt Jokes Just Made Myself Old Sense Stories Tell Up]
I had intended to have gone into Africa incognito. But the fact that a white man, even an American, was about to enter Africa was soon known all over Zanzibar.
[ Africa American Enter Even Fact Gone Had Incognito Intended Into Known Man Over Soon White Zanzibar]
Diabetes occurs at twice the rate in the African American community as it does in white Americans.
[ African American Americans Community Diabetes Does Occurs Rate Twice White]
I concentrate on the southern African subcontinent.
[ African Concentrate Southern Subcontinent]
A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems.
[ Africa African Against Attention Basic Discrimination Europe Genocide Kind Other Part Problems Received Same Still Turkey World]
I can recognize the calls of practically every bird in North America. There are some in Africa I don't know, though.
[ Africa America Bird Calls Every Know North Practically Recognize Some Though]
I think the bottom of the totem pole is African-American women, or women of colour. I think they get the least opportunities in Hollywood.
[ African-American Bottom Colour Get Hollywood Least Opportunities Pole Think Totem Women]
Imagine - four years you could have spent travelling around Europe meeting people, or going to the Far East of Africa or India, meeting people, exchanging ideas, reading all you wanted to anyway, and instead I wasted it at Roosevelt.
[ Africa Anyway Around Could East Europe Exchanging Far Four Going Ideas Imagine India Instead Meeting Reading Roosevelt Spent Travelling Wanted Wasted Years]
Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western Europe can be called the 'cities of the world', then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the rural areas of the world'.
[ Africa America Areas Asia Called Cities Constitute Entire Europe Globe Latin North Rural Taking Then Western World]
I think we have a good team, but soccer fans will know that we're in a really tough group. The three teams in our group are really strong. The Czech Republic is a very good team, Italy is traditionally a powerhouse, and Ghana is one of the best teams in Africa.
[ Africa Best Czech Fans Ghana Good Group Italy Know Our Powerhouse Really Republic Soccer Strong Team Teams Think Three Tough Traditionally Very Will]
The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations.
[ Africans Character Different Intellectual Moral Nations Widely]
The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.
[ Across Africa Continent Disease Extreme Eye Fact First Generation Look Mean Ocean Off Ours Poverty Say Stand Whole Written]
In Africa today, we recognise that trade and investment, and not aid, are pillars of development.
[ Africa Aid Development Investment Pillars Recognise Today Trade]
They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people.
[ Able Accessible Africa Educate Magazines Media News Newspapers Set States Televisions United Up Where]
One of the biggest things I understood in a program like that was that it allowed more young African American scholars to do field research in the Caribbean and in Africa than had ever happened before in the history of the country and since.
[ Africa African Allowed American Before Biggest Caribbean Country Ever Field Had Happened History More Program Research Scholars Since Than Things Understood Young]
Sometime during the many millions of years that have elapsed since mammalian faunas came into existence, some sort of island crossed from West Africa to South America.
[ Africa America Came Crossed During Elapsed Existence Into Island Mammalian Many Millions Since Some Sometime Sort South West Years]
It was but then, when you're, one of the great poisonous events that have infected us all who were in South Africa is that the idea of difference is drip fed into your veins. It's that that you fight.
[ Africa Difference Drip Events Fed Fight Great Idea Infected Into Poisonous South Then Us Veins Were Your]
Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all - of which all of humanity can be proud.
[ Africa Corner Derive Discovery Globe Help Humanity Into Our Part Power Proud Racism Remake South Truth Us Using Which Will World]
The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa, and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it.
[ Africa Anything Brutal Cold Cynical Particularly Powerless Seemed Stop Waged War Way]
Reality shows that, contrary to other countries in southern Africa, we have no basis for a classical guerilla struggle. We have never had a hinterland, and we do not expect to.
[ Africa Basis Classical Contrary Countries Expect Guerilla Had Never Other Reality Shows Southern Struggle]
First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that.
[ African Black Call Credit First Get Latin Music Need Really Spanish]
The African-American experience is one of the most important threads in the American tapestry.
[ African-American American Experience Important Most Tapestry Threads]
We have a vision of South Africa in which black and white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity.
[ Africa Black Conditions Equals Live Peace Prosperity Shall South Together Vision Which White Work]
African women in general need to know that it's OK for them to be the way they are - to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.
[ African Fear General Know Liberated Need Ok See Silence Strength Them Way Women]
I had very supportive parents that made the way for me, even at a time when there were very few women - no women, really; maybe two or three women - and very few, fewer than that, African-American women heading in this direction, so there were very few people to look up to. You just had to have faith.
[ African-American Direction Even Faith Few Fewer Had Heading Just Look Made Maybe Parents Really Supportive Than Three Time Two Up Very Way Were Women]
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
[ Africa Also Beautiful Could Dreams Forgiveness Goal Goodness Lead Named Roads South Their These Two]
I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street.
[ Africa China Dear Jumps Love Meet Mountain Over River Salmon Sing Street Till]
Miles Davis was doing something inherently African, something that has to do with all forms of American music, not just jazz.
[ African American Davis Doing Forms Inherently Jazz Just Miles Music Something]
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself. Peace
[ Africa Dream Itself Peace Which]
I believe in supporting African solutions to African problems.
[ African Believe Problems Solutions Supporting]
Jamestown changed the world in many ways, but perhaps it shaped our nation most profoundly the day Africans arrived. I can't think of a more relevant place to talk about the issues facing our community today than the place where African culture became American culture.
[ African Africans American Arrived Became Changed Community Culture Day Facing Issues Many More Most Nation Our Perhaps Place Profoundly Relevant Shaped Talk Than Think Today Ways Where World]
Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs, have played an important role in enriching the lives of not just African Americans, but our entire country.
[ African Americans Black Colleges Country Enriching Entire Historically Important Just Lives Our Played Role Universities]
I've always been fascinated by activists, people who will devote their life to a cause, people who go to India and to Africa and put their life in jeopardy to do what they believe is right.
[ Activists Africa Always Been Believe Cause Devote Fascinated Go India Jeopardy Life Put Right Their Will]
We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live.
[ Africans Century Ensure Feel Live Which Wish Young]
The African prisoners are orderly and peaceable among themselves.
[ African Among Orderly Peaceable Prisoners Themselves]
Today when we say the West we are already referring to the West and to Russia. We could use the word "modernity" if we exclude Africa, and the Islamic world, and partially China.
[ Africa Already China Could Exclude Islamic Modernity Partially Referring Russia Say Today Use West Word World]
Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong.
[ African-American Am Benefit Chairman Gave Here Looking Other Polarization Politically Racial Republican Republicans Some Tell Today Trying Up Vote Way Were Winning Wrong]
Conditions were so hard. To send the news out, telex was the only means, but telex was very rare in Africa. So if somebody was flying to Europe, we gave him correspondence to send after he arrived.
[ Africa After Arrived Conditions Correspondence Europe Flying Gave Hard Him Means News Only Out Rare Send Somebody Very Were]
Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.
[ Africa Based Educationally Else Founded Industrially Nation Nowhere Our Ourselves Politically Protection Success Upon]
I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American.
[ African-American Athletes Greatest Mean World]
I am of the African race, and in the colour which is natural to them of the deepest dye; and it is under a sense of the most profound gratitude to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe.
[ African Am Colour Deepest Dye Gratitude Most Natural Profound Race Ruler Sense Supreme Them Under Universe Which]
While a handful of countries and a small number of people are leading ample life, dozens of countries and billions of people in Africa, Asia and Latin America are being left in absolute poverty.
[ Absolute Africa America Ample Asia Being Billions Countries Dozens Handful Latin Leading Left Life Number Poverty Small While]
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. Travel
[ Africa Corkscrew Days Food Forgot Had Live Nothing Reminds Several Somebody Water]
I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear - Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence services trying to press them. I had to make sure that we didn't promise a misuse of aid in a way that would be illegal.
[ Africa Aid Bear Brought Enormous Had Illegal Intelligence Lady Make Mean Misuse Our Press Pressure Promise Round Services Sure Them Trying Valerie Way Went Would]
The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed.
[ Africa Ashamed Cold Contemporary Darkest Disgraceful Everybody History Most Ought Pages War]
We need somebody who's got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it's like to be a young teenage mom, the empathy to understand what it's like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old - and that's the criterion by which I'll be selecting my judges.
[ African-American Criterion Disabled Empathy Gay Got Heart Judges Mom Need Old Poor Recognize Selecting Somebody Teenage Understand Which Young]
I skated in ice shows all over Europe and South Africa for 20 years. I love to ice skate.
[ Africa Europe Ice Love Over Shows Skate Skated South Years]
The concern around probable questions, which in a sense have been hidden, will grow around the world and the matter is critical, the reason we are doing all this is so we can respond correctly to what is reported to be a major catastrophe on the African continent.
[ African Around Been Catastrophe Concern Continent Correctly Critical Doing Grow Hidden Major Matter Probable Questions Reason Reported Respond Sense Which Will World]
But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability.
[ Africa Central Countries Enjoys Few Independence Peace Since Stability]
Jazz is known all over the world as an American musical art form and that's it. No America, no jazz. I've seen people try to connect it to other countries, for instance to Africa, but it doesn't have a damn thing to do with Africa.
[ Africa America American Art Connect Countries Damn Form Instance Jazz Known Musical Other Over Seen Thing Try World]
African Americans make up about 13 percent of the U.S. population but comprise 32 percent of patients treated for kidney failure, giving them a kidney failure rate that is 4.2 times greater than that of white Americans.
[ African Americans Comprise Failure Giving Greater Kidney Make Patients Percent Population Rate Than Them Times Treated Up White]
South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated.
[ Africa Also Beautiful Been Canada Country Hugely Most South Underrated]
When I was growing up, so many of the important changes for African-Americans were being made in the United States Supreme Court and were being made by lawyers. I followed the court very intensely and wanted to do that for my life.
[ African-Americans Being Changes Court Followed Growing Important Intensely Lawyers Life Made Many States Supreme United Up Very Wanted Were]
We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food.
[ Able Africa Agriculture Based Between Build Countries Desire Fend Food Investment Must Necessary Net Our Poorest Proper Relationship Richest Their Themselves Then]
Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
[ Africans Americans Black Irish More Than]
One of the things that Africa needs, everybody seems to agree, is some measure of debt relief.
[ Africa Agree Debt Everybody Measure Needs Relief Seems Some Things]
Aside from all that, we recall that antibodies to malaria and other diseases prevalent in Africa show up as HIV-positive on tests.
[ Africa Aside Diseases Malaria Other Prevalent Recall Show Tests Up]
The peoples of Asia, Africa, and Latin America have common interest and are in the position to support each other in their anti-imperialist and anti-U.S. struggle. As long as Africa and Latin America are not free.
[ Africa America Asia Common Each Free Interest Latin Long Other Peoples Position Struggle Support Their]
I don't think that anyone seriously fears that the world can be blown to pieces all together. But what one can fear and rightly so are regional things, like in the Middle East, India, Pakistan, the Korean Peninsula, borders in Africa, etc.
[ Africa Anyone Blown Borders East Etc Fear Fears India Korean Middle Pakistan Peninsula Pieces Regional Rightly Seriously Things Think Together World]
Many South African tribes used extracts from the African bush willow to heal the sick.
[ African Bush Extracts Heal Many Sick South Tribes Used Willow]
On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa, very little known. On Monday, I was world renowned.
[ Africa Known Little Monday Renowned Saturday South Surgeon Very World]
As far as those kinds of things, I also played at the concert to call for the release of Nelson Mandela when he was a political prisoner in South Africa. We were celebrating his 70th birthday and calling for his release.
[ Africa Also Birthday Call Calling Celebrating Concert Far His Kinds Mandela Nelson Played Political Prisoner Release South Things Those Were]
I say that I represent this movement because my intellectual allegiances are clearly European, not African.
[ African Because Clearly European Intellectual Movement Represent Say]
By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States with as many oil imports as the Middle East.
[ Africa Could East Imports Many Middle Oil Providing States United]
It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans.
[ Achievements African-Americans Black Celebrate Commemorate Continue Culture Future History Hope Many Month Rich Will]
South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge.
[ Africa Any Challenge Compete Eager Global New Ready South Take Tools Village Workforce]
Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa - and it's about getting a balance.
[ Africa Balance Better Big Enjoy Getting Life Limousines Make Messages Money More Much Out Planes Private Ridiculous Sends Spent Terrible Them Won Work Would Yachts]
South Africa is blessed to have women and men like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts.
[ Africa Blessed Give Hands Hearts Little Men Open South Women Yourselves]
Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely voted ninety per cent Republican. That was the political origins, that's what their political voice was in the Republican party. During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history, the Republican party effectively walked away from the community. They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even though they embraced civil rights legislation. And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper, you gotta actually show up and be in the community, and understand what that struggle was really about.
[ Actually Afraid African-Americans Away Cent Civil Community During Effectively Embrace Embraced Enough Even Gotta History Just Largely Last Legislation Ninety Origins Paper Party Per Political Put Really Republican Rights Roos]
In most places that are rich in guitar culture, everyone uses their fingers, like in Spain or Africa. In Japan there are string instruments played that way. It is not until you get in the States that you find people using picks.
[ Africa Culture Everyone Find Fingers Get Guitar Instruments Japan Most Picks Places Played Rich Spain States String Their Until Uses Using Way]
As a gay Jewish white South African, I belong to quite a lot of minority groups. You constantly have to question who you are, what you are and whether you have the courage to be who you are.
[ African Belong Constantly Courage Gay Groups Jewish Lot Minority Question Quite South Whether White]
Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet. I'm always in Africa... And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere.
[ Africa Always American Everywhere Foreign Go Made Oppression Our Places Planet Policy See These Walls Wreck Written]
Sinn Fein has productively taken the example of South Africa and, as we develop the peace process, we continue to use examples from South Africa.
[ Africa Continue Develop Example Examples Fein Peace Process Productively Sinn South Taken Use]
I turned pro and won Rookie of the Year on the South African Tour and then it took me two tries at the qualifying school on the European Tour and to get my card and the rest is history.
[ African Card European Get History Pro Qualifying Rest Rookie School South Then Took Tour Tries Turned Two Won Year]
I am making this trip to Africa because Washington is an international city, just like Tokyo, Nigeria or Israel. As mayor, I am an international symbol. Can you deny that to Africa?
[ Africa Am Because City Deny International Israel Just Making Mayor Nigeria Symbol Tokyo Trip Washington]
Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad!
[ Abroad Africa Africans Home]
You may imagine the joy manifested by these poor Africans, when they heard one of their own color address them in a friendly manner, and in a language they could comprehend!
[ Address Africans Color Comprehend Could Friendly Heard Imagine Joy Language Manifested Manner May Own Poor Their Them These]
One is that if women's sexuality in Africa wasn't under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren't subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behaviour generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn't have a pandemic.
[ Able Africa Aids Assault Attacks Behaviour Called Disease Generally Men Pandemic Predatory Say Sexuality Subject Then Under Were Weren Women Would]
My son Wesley has just turned 13. He was 12 during the recording of this record and he is quite a drummer already and has been studying drums since he was four, but he's also very interested in African percussion and studies percussion.
[ African Already Also Been Drummer Drums During Four Interested Just Percussion Quite Record Recording Since Son Studies Studying Turned Very]
At the same, we need to remain sensitive to the reality that we are still an African society in which the majority of the people and communities live under severe deprivations and afflictions that are no fault of theirs.
[ Afflictions African Communities Fault Live Majority Need Reality Remain Same Sensitive Severe Society Still Theirs Under Which]
People say that slaves were taken from Africa. This is not true: People were taken from Africa, among them healers and priests, and were made into slaves.
[ Africa Among Healers Into Made Priests Say Slaves Taken Them True Were]
I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count.
[ African Am Americans Being Count Discarded Florida Interest Issues Many Other Personal Very Vote Voter Votes Want Women]
Long after this wonderful event in the Earth's history, when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia, Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied areas for hunting and fishing.
[ Africa After American Areas Asia Attempts Began Continents Deal Earth Europe Event Feeding Find Fishing Good Grounds History Human Hunting Long Migration New Over Species Spread Wonderful]
Every Teen Challenge ministry is responsible for raising its own finances, but we assist these works with finances, prayer and counseling, especially overseas in areas such as Siberia, Africa, South America.
[ Africa America Areas Assist Challenge Counseling Especially Every Finances Ministry Overseas Own Prayer Raising Responsible Siberia South Such Teen These Works]
In short, we have, among African countries, a duty of solidarity.
[ African Among Countries Duty Short Solidarity]
Contrasting sharply, in the developing countries represented by India, Pakistan, and most of the countries in Asia and Africa, seventy to eighty percent of the population is engaged in agriculture, mostly at the subsistence level.
[ Africa Agriculture Asia Contrasting Countries Developing Eighty Engaged India Level Most Mostly Pakistan Percent Population Represented Seventy Sharply Subsistence]
Actually, today I had to defend the Bush Administration in France again. They refuse to accept, because of their political ideology, that he has actually done more than any American President for Africa. But it's empirically so.
[ Accept Actually Administration Africa Again American Any Because Bush Defend Done Empirically France Had Ideology More Political President Refuse Than Their Today]
I have strong views about South African politics and I still don't feel I need to make public statements.
[ African Feel Make Need Politics Public South Statements Still Strong Views]
We have supported state terrorism against the Palestinians and black South Africans, and now we are indignant because the stuff we have done overseas is now brought right back to our own front yards. America's chickens are coming home to roost.
[ Africans Against America Back Because Black Brought Chickens Coming Done Front Home Indignant Now Our Overseas Own Palestinians Right Roost South State Stuff Supported Terrorism Yards]
The birth of the African Union should encourage us to reexamine relations between African States.
[ African Between Birth Encourage Reexamine Relations Should States Union Us]
The North African mule talks always of his mother's brother, the horse, but never of his father, the donkey, in favor of others supposedly more reputable.
[ African Always Brother Donkey Father Favor His Horse More Mother Mule Never North Others Reputable Supposedly Talks]
The photos were taken by African Union soldiers. People in Congress saw them. I thought if people could see them, there would be public outcry. No one would be able to say, We just didn't know what was going on there.
[ Able African Congress Could Going Just Know Photos Public Saw Say See Soldiers Taken Them Thought Union Were Would]
I saw no African people in the printed and illustrated Sunday school lessons. I began to suspect at this early age that someone had distorted the image of my people. My long search for the true history of African people the world over began.
[ African Age Began Distorted Early Had History Illustrated Image Lessons Long Over Printed Saw School Search Someone Sunday Suspect True World]
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.
[ Africa Back Black Blacks Desire Good Here Likewise Take Will]
I am consciously not trying to bring in World Music elements. The ways that I work and feel are completely different in how they sound than someone playing the Kora in Africa would play it.
[ Africa Am Bring Completely Consciously Different Elements Feel How Music Play Playing Someone Sound Than Trying Ways Work World Would]
Miles Davis was a master. In every phase of his career, he understood that this music was a tribute to the African muse.
[ African Career Davis Every His Master Miles Muse Music Phase Tribute Understood]
I think it's a good thing for a president or political leaders to want to put their values or their faith into action. Desmond Tutu did that in South Africa. Martin Luther King Jr. did that here. This is a good thing.
[ Action Africa Desmond Did Faith Good Here Into Jr King Leaders Luther Martin Political President Put South Their Thing Think Values Want]
By the time this concert ends this evening, 30,000 Africans will have died because of extreme poverty. By this time tomorrow evening, another 30,000. This does not make sense.
[ Africans Another Because Concert Died Does Ends Evening Extreme Make Poverty Sense Time Tomorrow Will]
The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans.
[ Africa Africans Indigenous Man White Zimbabwe]
My father was champion of North Africa and he beat the European champ. He was very good, a professional for 12 years. We're from a big family of boxers. My father has seven brothers.
[ Africa Beat Big Boxers Brothers Champ Champion European Family Father Good North Professional Seven Very Years]
As an African American actress, there are people who have been staples in my life that opened a door that I can walk through. I hope that I can have that impact.
[ Actress African American Been Door Hope Impact Life Opened Through Walk]
For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian.
[ African Africans Artist Authoritarianism Corruption Embarrass Expose Fight Literature Must Purpose Serve Understandable Us Utilitarian Why]
Women in Africa, generally a lot needs to be done for women. Women are not being educated, not only in Angola but my trip to Nigeria, one point I would make over and over again was that women need to be educated too.
[ Africa Again Angola Being Done Educated Generally Lot Make Need Needs Nigeria Only Over Point Too Trip Women Would]
Hollywood needs to recognise all shades of African American beauty.
[ African American Beauty Hollywood Needs Recognise Shades]
Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.
[ Abiding African-Americans Also Approach Been Charles Commitment Deep Front His King Lines Luther Martin May Money Mouth Music Plight Politics Put Ray Reflected Revolutionary Where]
I would hazard a guess that we have found fossilized human remains of at least a thousand different specimens in South and East Africa, more or less complete at that. I think this is where the prelude to human history was primarily played out.
[ Africa Complete Different East Found Guess Hazard History Human Least Less More Out Played Prelude Primarily Remains South Specimens Think Thousand Where Would]
We believe that the world, too, can destroy apartheid, firstly by striking at the economy of South Africa.
[ Africa Apartheid Believe Destroy Economy Firstly South Striking Too World]
Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook.
[ African Americans Beginning Behind First Getting Here Hispanic Indians Involved Notebook Out Page Politically Take Their Time Way Were]
The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries.
[ African Brother Centuries Several Younger]
Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad.
[ African Asian Bad Countries European Good Government Legislation Morals Result]
I just think you people would be happier back in Africa where you came from.
[ Africa Back Came Happier Just Think Where Would]