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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. Shel Silverstein
[ Africa Anyway Around Could East Europe Exchanging Far Four Going Ideas Imagine India Instead Meeting Reading Roosevelt Spent Travelling Wanted Wasted Years]
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. Tim Meadows
[ 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]
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. Marcus Garvey
[ Africa Based Educationally Else Founded Industrially Nation Nowhere Our Ourselves Politically Protection Success Upon]
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. Corrine Brown
[ African Blood Confederacy Fight Give Large Life Made Part Possible Ready Secede Slaves Southern States Sweat Tears Their Through Up Way Were Which]
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. T. Boone Pickens
[ Africa Average Chief Companies Executives Feeling Few More Own Shares Than Their Themselves]
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. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Africa African Allowed American Before Biggest Caribbean Country Ever Field Had Happened History More Program Research Scholars Since Than Things Understood Young]
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. Joe Slovo
[ Africa Alternative Between Capitalism Difficult Exploitation Immediately Link Ordinary Person See Sees Socialist South Terms Thinks]
Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics. Lynn Swann
[ African-Americans Art Country Discover Education Great Had How Impact Literature Politics Science Take Time]
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. Pam Grier
[ African American Black Concise Dark Does Even Hispanics Lost Make Meaning Person Proper Skinned Them Then Today Use Very Word]
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. Ian Smith
[ Africans Fighters Freedom Only Poor So-Called Support Terrorized These Told Villages Violence Were]
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. Lin Biao
[ African American Analysis Asian Cause Final Hinges Latin Majority Make Overwhelming Population Revolution Revolutionary Struggles Up Whole World]
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. Tran Duc Luong
[ Absolute Africa America Ample Asia Being Billions Countries Dozens Handful Latin Leading Left Life Number Poverty Small While]
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. Rachel Weisz
[ Activists Africa Always Been Believe Cause Devote Fascinated Go India Jeopardy Life Put Right Their Will]
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. Alexis Herman
[ African Americans Any Anyone Breach College Degree Enormously First Good Graduate Particularly Potential Rate Really These Times Today Unemployment]
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. Stephen Lewis
[ Africa Around Community Extraordinary Here Level Lot Many Power Recognize Something Think Travelled Understand Village]
I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American. Larry Bird
[ African-American Athletes Greatest Mean World]
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. Dexter Gordon
[ African Black Call Drums Know Music Some Something Unless Untrue Were Would]
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. Richard Leakey
[ Africa Complete Different East Found Guess Hazard History Human Least Less More Out Played Prelude Primarily Remains South Specimens Think Thousand Where Would]
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. Nelson Mandela Politics
[ Africa America Asia Ask Britain Elections Having Observers States United Want]
In my view, the humanity of our world can be measured against the fate of Africa. Horst Koehler
[ Africa Against Fate Humanity Measured Our View World]
By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States with as many oil imports as the Middle East. Anthony Lake
[ Africa Could East Imports Many Middle Oil Providing States United]
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. Jim Wallis
[ Action Africa Desmond Did Faith Good Here Into Jr King Leaders Luther Martin Political President Put South Their Thing Think Values Want]
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. Otto Schily
[ Africa Attacks Committed Community Immigrants Local Members Metro Muslim North Paris Region Were]
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. Faith Ringgold
[ African American Call Different Faces Had Idea Men Mixture Show These Two Visions Wanted Women]
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. Roger Milla
[ African Bodies Continental Fifa Football Globally Hands Heights Join More New Other Promote Raise Than Then]
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. Bono
[ Accepted Africa Africans Around Brigade Cans Continent Deep Down Equal Fire Flames More Need Out Put Really Standing Us Watering Were 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. Puff Daddy
[ Africa Aids Awareness Bad Big Boy Brothers Charity Concert Doing Epidemic Give Gonna Helping Huge More Plans Save Sisters Some Year]
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. Brad Pitt
[ Africans Another Because Concert Died Does Ends Evening Extreme Make Poverty Sense Time Tomorrow Will]
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. Paul Robeson
[ Africa Allowed Am Because Colonial Could Department Here Independence Itself Know Mouth Peoples Reason Say Should State Struggled Today Travel Years]
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. Louis Leakey
[ Africa America Came Crossed During Elapsed Existence Into Island Mammalian Many Millions Since Some Sometime Sort South West Years]
South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated. Honor Blackman
[ Africa Also Beautiful Been Canada Country Hugely Most South Underrated]
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. Gilbert Hernandez
[ African Against Allowed Another Country Court Decided Had Happy Into Look Material Obscene Previously Ruled South Took Us Very Were Which]
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. Bono
[ Across Africa Continent Disease Extreme Eye Fact First Generation Look Mean Ocean Off Ours Poverty Say Stand Whole Written]
There is always something new out of Africa. Pliny the Elder
[ Africa Always New Out Something]
Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed with lots of natural resources but lacks human resources. Philip Emeagwali
[ African Endowed Energetic Human Lacks Lots Million Nation Natural Nigeria Over Resources West]
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. John H. Speke
[ Africa Among Appeared Came Describe During Endeavoured Events Following Important Interesting Interior Most Notice Pages Scenes Sojourn Under]
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. Miriam Makeba
[ Africa Africans Get Much Our Ourselves Passion President Theme Things Together Trying Up Us Very Whose Women Work]
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. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Africa Anyone Apologize Become Being Born Contributed Culture Does Forebears Having However Mean Must Our South]
I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there. Marcus Garvey
[ Africa Back Black Blacks Desire Good Here Likewise Take Will]
To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy, northern Africa and, above all, in Spain. Carroll Quigley
[ Above Africa Arab Day Evident Influence Italy Northern Southern Spain]
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. Roger Ebert
[ Action African American Asian Ethnic Happening Might Movies Now Other Over Sidekick Society Stars Them Think Too Two Way Where White]
No matter what vision one has of South Africa, the first thing that must be done is to destroy racism. Joe Slovo
[ Africa Destroy Done First Matter Must Racism South Thing Vision]
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself. Nelson Mandela Peace
[ Africa Dream Itself Peace Which]
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. Antony Sher
[ African Belong Constantly Courage Gay Groups Jewish Lot Minority Question Quite South Whether White]
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. Bob Geldof
[ Africa Breaks Business Down Life Music Must Need Something Way]
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. Harri Holkeri
[ Accepted Africa Been Biggest Countries Developing Development Education Europe Girls Issues States United World]
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. Eliot Engel
[ Achievements African-Americans Black Celebrate Commemorate Continue Culture Future History Hope Many Month Rich Will]
The African-American experience is one of the most important threads in the American tapestry. Bill Frist
[ African-American American Experience Important Most Tapestry Threads]
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. Bono
[ 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]
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. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
[ African Americans Beginning Behind First Getting Here Hispanic Indians Involved Notebook Out Page Politically Take Their Time Way 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. Michael N. Castle
[ African Americans Backward Black Colleges Days During Grew Higher Historical Learning Many Network Place Policy Schools Segregation Simply Traditional Universities Welcome Were]
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. H. Rap Brown
[ African Always Dispossessed Hands Lead Leader Leadership Never Old Remain Revolution Says Shared Should Will]
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. Henry Morton Stanley
[ Africa Carriers Command Difficulty Duty Expedition Insuperable Lessen Main Much Object Obstacle Possible Rapid Speed Transit Under Want]
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'. Lin Biao
[ Africa America Areas Asia Called Cities Constitute Entire Europe Globe Latin North Rural Taking Then Western World]
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. Desmond Tutu
[ Abundant Africa Cheap Doing Favor Get Here Invest Know Labor Most Our Out Should South Systems Think Those Us Vicious]
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. Shane Warne
[ Africa Disrespect Does Good Got Intimidate Lot Mean South Team Teams Them Think Very Wood]
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. Timothy Garton Ash
[ African Continent Country Descent Estimated Europe Immigrant Larger Mainly Men Million More Muslim Population Proportion Seven Six Than Them Women]
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. Leah Ward Sears
[ African-Americans Being Changes Court Followed Growing Important Intensely Lawyers Life Made Many States Supreme United Up Very Wanted Were]
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. Oliver Tambo
[ Africa Black Conditions Equals Live Peace Prosperity Shall South Together Vision Which White Work]
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. John Hoeven
[ African America Better Continent Country Deserts East Europe Even Far Great Hemisphere Here Jungles Made Middle Our Own Place Today Veterans Wars World]
I am committed to ensure that our 2008 Republican presidential candidates forthrightly address issues of importance to the African-American community. Ken Mehlman
[ Address African-American Am Candidates Committed Community Ensure Forthrightly Importance Issues Our Presidential Republican]
One of the things that Africa needs, everybody seems to agree, is some measure of debt relief. Gwen Ifill
[ Africa Agree Debt Everybody Measure Needs Relief Seems Some Things]
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. Omar Bongo
[ Act African Against Aids Armed Caused Conflicts Contagious Continent Devastation Development Diseases End Fight Member Order Other Promote Put States Sustainable Undermine Union]
Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed. Lynn Swann
[ African Always Americans Been Closed Doors Entertainment Opportunity Other Sports Were Windows]
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. Chris Van Hollen
[ Active African American Been Community Congressional Difference District Fraternal Important Life Makes Many Opportunity Organizations Our Privileged Quality Social Tangible Work]
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. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ African Bush Cancer Central Chad Darfur France Further Genocide Immediate Means President Priority Republic Serious Shore Spreading Stop Up Which Working]
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! Lewis Tappan
[ Address Africans Color Comprehend Could Friendly Heard Imagine Joy Language Manifested Manner May Own Poor Their Them These]
I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist. Nat King Cole
[ African Am American Artist Because Famous Jazz]
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. Omar Bongo
[ African Assure Becomes Courage Discussions Efficient Endless Institution Instrument Leaders New Order Place Political Show Their Up Will]
I skated in ice shows all over Europe and South Africa for 20 years. I love to ice skate. Kenny Baker
[ Africa Europe Ice Love Over Shows Skate Skated South Years]
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. Roy Ayers
[ African Around Been Call Comes Culture Forms Influenced Long Oppression Origin Other Out Particular Racial Slavery Soul Time Well Years]
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. Karolina Kurkova
[ Africa Around Astonishing Australia Beautiful Enough Experiences Fortunate Lot Memorable Most Places Trips Visit Were World]
I just think you people would be happier back in Africa where you came from. George Lincoln Rockwell
[ Africa Back Came Happier Just Think Where Would]
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. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ African American Among Arkansas Communities Festival Field First Had Job Louisiana Researcher Smithsonian Southwest]
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. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Africa Aware Both Concrete Doing Involved Period Radio Same Talking Time Very]
I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy. Brian Eno
[ Africa Coming Conflict Countries Czech Energy Ireland Lived Out Overflowing Republic South Were]
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. Desmond Tutu
[ Africa Blamed Crash Cups Edge Ground Happens Pile South Table Warn Will]
I really fell in love with Africa. Jean M. Auel
[ Africa Fell Love Really]
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. Alan Paton
[ Africa Contribution Creative Different Each Envision Great Groups Making Many Nation Own Peaceful Pride Someday South Take Which Will World]
Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad! Marcus Garvey
[ Abroad Africa Africans Home]
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. Richard Branson
[ 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]
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. Cat Stevens
[ African Any Because Been Guitar Harmonies Inspiration Love More Naturally Origin Play Raw Rhythms Sound Voice Words]
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. Paul Theroux
[ African Annoying Being Cowboy Development Hat Irish Moment More Probably Rock Star Than Things Think Wealthy]
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. Abdullah Ibrahim
[ Africa Among Healers Into Made Priests Say Slaves Taken Them True Were]
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. John Henrik Clarke
[ African Age Began Distorted Early Had History Illustrated Image Lessons Long Over Printed Saw School Search Someone Sunday Suspect True World]
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. Mary Frances Berry
[ Adoring African American Appeal Based Bush Charismatic Crowds Democratic Election Joy Largely Leader Overwhelming Qualified Superbly Support]
The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Africa Ashamed Cold Contemporary Darkest Disgraceful Everybody History Most Ought Pages War]
Hollywood needs to recognise all shades of African American beauty. Gabrielle Union
[ African American Beauty Hollywood Needs Recognise Shades]
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. Maya Angelou
[ Africa Arrived Been Exactly Fact Glamorous Going His Historical How Know Knows Man More Place Present Than Truth Unless Where]
There is an Islamic population in France, most of which comes from the North African countries. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ African Comes Countries France Islamic Most North Population Which]
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. Solomon Ortiz
[ African Americans Athletic Award Been Conference Former Had Other Playing Recruited Scholarships Schools Since Texas Them Western Would]
As much as everyone wants to downplay racism, it exists. There's a great mistrust among some African-Americans of white people. Steve Mitchell
[ African-Americans Among Downplay Everyone Exists Great Mistrust Much Racism Some Wants White]
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. Conan O'Brien
[ African-American Being Called Finding Held Location Museum National Neighborhood Plan Republicans Their Up]
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?" Josiah Strong
[ 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]
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. Stokely Carmichael
[ Africa Certain Corrupt Distinguish Dogs Guns Hard Leaders Put Shoulders Their Them Uniforms]
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. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
[ Access Africa Better Capacity Country Help Relationship Responsible Starting States Successful Suited Technology United Very Wanting Well]
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. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ African Armed Bands Burning Central Children Impunity Kidnapping Killing North Now Republic Rival Robbing Travelers Villages War Zone]
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. Monique Coleman
[ Actress African American Been Door Hope Impact Life Opened Through Walk]
No one can compare us to the apartheid regime. It's not like in South Africa between the blacks and the whites who belong to the same nation, or in Berlin where you find parents living on the eastern side and their children in the western side. Silvan Shalom
[ Africa Apartheid Belong Berlin Between Blacks Children Compare Eastern Find Living Nation Parents Regime Same Side South Their Us Western Where Whites]
I had a hard time convincing students that they were going to North Africa to understand the North Africans, not to understand themselves. Clifford Geertz
[ Africa Africans Convincing Going Had Hard North Students Themselves Time Understand Were]
We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races. Robert Mugabe
[ Africa Age Beings Continue Day Human Lesser Other Protest Races Should Than Treated]
Diabetes occurs at twice the rate in the African American community as it does in white Americans. Xavier Becerra
[ African American Americans Community Diabetes Does Occurs Rate Twice White]
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. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Achieve Africa Been Enough Even Great Learning Part Place Poorest Sport Want]
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. Omar Bongo
[ African Align Another Blocks Chose Cold Considerable End Everyone Fact Major Movement Number Participation Spite States Time Two Until War]
The African prisoners are orderly and peaceable among themselves. Lewis Tappan
[ African Among Orderly Peaceable Prisoners Themselves]
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. Abdoulaye Wade
[ 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]
Being black, I'm involved in the reparations movement. It's focused toward the African-American audience. We could begin to heal. Cassandra Wilson
[ African-American Audience Begin Being Black Could Focused Heal Involved Movement Reparations Toward]
Genius is an African who dreams up snow. Vladimir Nabokov
[ African Dreams Genius Snow Up]
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! Trevor Rabin
[ Africa Around Couple Government Growing Just Mind Snakes South Talking Up Were]
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. Robert C. Solomon
[ Africa Already Automatically Clearly Close Countries Eastern Europe Euros Few Hold Mainly Some Those Would]
The United States spends more money on African aid than any nation on earth. Tony Snow
[ African Aid Any Earth Money More Nation Spends States Than United]
In Africa today, we recognise that trade and investment, and not aid, are pillars of development. Paul Kagame
[ Africa Aid Development Investment Pillars Recognise Today Trade]
All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core. Stephen Lewis
[ Africa Am Core Every Go Know Shaken Time]
African-American women account for 67 percent of all newly diagnosed female AIDS cases. Elijah Cummings
[ Account African-American Aids Cases Diagnosed Female Newly Percent Women]
I have strong views about South African politics and I still don't feel I need to make public statements. Zola Budd
[ African Feel Make Need Politics Public South Statements Still Strong Views]
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. Anne Northup
[ African-Americans Alike Country Moms Perspective Political Problems Soccer Think]
If you wrote a novel in South Africa which didn't concern the central issues, it wouldn't be worth publishing. Alan Paton
[ Africa Central Concern Issues Novel Publishing South Which Worth Wrote]
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. Nelson Mandela
[ Africa Combine Continent Deserts Dream Efforts Forests Great Leaders Our Problems Realization Solve Their Unity Vast Whereby]
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. Herb Ritts
[ Africa Around Because Country Elements Felt Foreign Halfway Home Matter Thing Think Those Universal Went Why Work World]
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. John H. Speke
[ Africa Afterwards Again Climate Ever Foreigners Natives None Shall Sorry Though Too Travel Trust Trying]
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. William Labov
[ African Against American Aspect Children Current First Home Important Language Learning Reaction Read Situation Social Steps Strong Suggestions Used Write]
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. Barack Obama
[ African-American Criterion Disabled Empathy Gay Got Heart Judges Mom Need Old Poor Recognize Selecting Somebody Teenage Understand Which 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. Katherine Dunham
[ African Always American Another Appalachian Area Exhibit Had Haitian Hoped Indian Intend Just Keep Necessarily Oriented Originally Room Same Time Will]
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. Terry Zwigoff
[ Africa Bad Decide Difficult Even Film Genocide Get Go Going Made Makes Poorly Review Say See Since Some Tragic Which]
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. Bill O'Reilly
[ Africa Been Bring Culture Fundamental Into Islam Reasoning Right Same Three Times Way Western]
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. Gordon Brown
[ Able Africa Agriculture Based Between Build Countries Desire Fend Food Investment Must Necessary Net Our Poorest Proper Relationship Richest Their Themselves Then]
This country is armed to the teeth, and none of these African states could begin to attack South Africa. Helen Suzman
[ Africa African Armed Attack Begin Could Country None South States Teeth These]
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say. Mahalia Jackson
[ African Although Experts Gospel Jazz Know Music Origin Rhythms Say]
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. Harry Johnston
[ 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]
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. Danny Glover
[ Able African Americans Anger Community Family Film Happened Powerful Sleep Small Spirituality Their Things Very Within]
The birth of the African Union should encourage us to reexamine relations between African States. Omar Bongo
[ African Between Birth Encourage Reexamine Relations Should States Union Us]
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. Andrew Shue
[ 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]
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. Donald Evans
[ Administration Africa Am Development Doing Economic Focused Ghana Just Know Morning Need North Part Promote Sub-Saharan Throughout Tomorrow Very Way World]
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. Omar Bongo
[ Africans Armed Confrontations Direct Experienced Fight Hand Military Other Soviet States Supported Trained Union United]
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. Mary McLeod Bethune
[ Africa Beat Boy Chance Drums Girl Heart His Negro Prove Rest Single Still While Will Without Worth]
I must say the idea of a United Africa was nonsense. C. L. R. James
[ Africa Idea Must Nonsense Say United]
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. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Afflictions African Communities Fault Live Majority Need Reality Remain Same Sensitive Severe Society Still Theirs Under Which]
Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans. Bob Geldof
[ Africans Americans Black Irish More Than]
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. Thabo Mbeki
[ African Around Been Catastrophe Concern Continent Correctly Critical Doing Grow Hidden Major Matter Probable Questions Reason Reported Respond Sense Which Will World]
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. Alcee Hastings
[ 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]
Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich. Naomi Klein
[ Africa Because Creditors Investors Poor Rich Unspeakably]
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. Tavis Smiley
[ 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]
I was there during the first elections in South Africa. I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag. Al Sharpton
[ Africa Apartheid Down During Elections First Flag New Raise South Take Them Watched]
Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice. Michael N. Castle
[ African Americans Choice Choices College Delaware Longer Other State University Without]
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. Jan de Bont
[ Actual Africa Amazing Been Day Ever Every Locations Most Really Top Volcano Where]
Without Social Security, poverty rates for African American seniors would more than double. Chaka Fattah
[ African American Double More Poverty Rates Security Seniors Social Than Without Would]
The most hazardous part of our expedition to Africa was crossing Piccadilly Circus. Joseph Thomson
[ Africa Circus Crossing Expedition Hazardous Most Our Part]
It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa. Stephen Lewis
[ Africa Gives Great Hope Strength]
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. Nelson Mandela
[ Africa Also Beautiful Could Dreams Forgiveness Goal Goodness Lead Named Roads South Their These Two]
We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live. Abdoulaye Wade
[ Africans Century Ensure Feel Live Which Wish Young]
In black Africa, one does not strike, one does not express, one walks right. Yannick Noah
[ Africa Black Does Express Right Strike Walks]
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. Paul Tsongas
[ Africa Any Cease China Corner Democracy Earth Era Freedom Global Idea Root Running Simple South Taken Tide Village Where 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. Emma Thompson
[ Accept Africa Been Certainly Condom Instance Leaders Now Promotion Really Religious Sex Some South Talk Them Uganda Unwilling Up Use Very]
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. Joe Slovo
[ Activity Advanced Africa Commencement Consistent Controlled Either Experiencing Faced Guerilla Minorities Part Preparation Racial Regular Southern Which Whole]
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. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Africa After Arrived Conditions Correspondence Europe Flying Gave Hard Him Means News Only Out Rare Send Somebody Very Were]
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. Donald Evans
[ Africa Bush Deep Development Economic Encouraging First Fostering Investment Passion President Region Trade Visit Voiced Where]
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. Alphonso Jackson
[ African Americans Country Hispanics Home Know Less Ownership Percent Than Where]
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. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Africa Blessed Give Hands Hearts Little Men Open South Women Yourselves]
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. Art Blakey
[ Africa America American Art Connect Countries Damn Form Instance Jazz Known Musical Other Over Seen Thing Try World]
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. Hakeem Olajuwon
[ Africa Around Basketball Blessed Came Compare Culture Feel Here Just Look Player Position System Them Values Where]
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. Russell Crowe
[ Africa Angeles Attack Australia Bubonic Continent Disappeared England Los Martian Move New Plague Some Swallowed Tidal Up Wave Were Zealand]
Africa is a cruel country; it takes your heart and grinds it into powdered stone - and no one minds. Elspeth Huxley
[ Africa Country Cruel Grinds Heart Into Minds Powdered Stone Takes Your]
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. Mia Farrow
[ Africa Again Angola Being Done Educated Generally Lot Make Need Needs Nigeria Only Over Point Too Trip Women Would]
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. Rodney Alexander
[ African-American Among Because Been Endorse Failure Had Kerry Knew Leaders Out Put Reluctance Sen Several Were]
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. Spike Lee
[ African Alone American Black Cherish Culture Enjoy Everybody Just Lee Saying Spike State]
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. Chaka Fattah
[ African Americans Benefits Currently Daily Depend Disabilities Million More Nearly Receive Security Social Sustenance Than Their]
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. Anita Hill
[ African-American Always Attempt Community Even Expense Our Ourselves Protect Think Though Trained Value Women]
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. Clifford Geertz
[ African Always Brother Donkey Father Favor His Horse More Mother Mule Never North Others Reputable Supposedly Talks]
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. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Africa Barely Bringing Case Countries Engaged Fights Freedom Government Had Help Moment National Our Overcome Practically Precise Several Still Supported Them Were]
It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa. Wangari Maathai
[ Africa Any Difference Ideas Important Initiatives Make New Nurture Which]
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. Katherine Dunham
[ Africa Am Area Been Caribbean Come Eclectic Fallen Happens Interested More Much Where Within Work]
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. Joanna Newsom
[ Africa Am Bring Completely Consciously Different Elements Feel How Music Play Playing Someone Sound Than Trying Ways Work World Would]
But now I'm getting that spiritual motivation to visit Africa. Dennis Brown
[ Africa Getting Motivation Now Spiritual Visit]
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. Norman Borlaug
[ Africa Agriculture Asia Contrasting Countries Developing Eighty Engaged India Level Most Mostly Pakistan Percent Population Represented Seventy Sharply Subsistence]
South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black and white. Thabo Mbeki
[ Africa Belongs Black Live South White]
South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory, going back to the end of the last century. Louis Leakey
[ Africa Back Century End Going Had Last Long Prehistory Record South Studies]
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. David Wilkerson
[ Africa America Areas Assist Challenge Counseling Especially Every Finances Ministry Overseas Own Prayer Raising Responsible Siberia South Such Teen These Works]
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. Bono
[ Africa Dignity Equality Facing Here Human Live Period Right Rights Talking Threat Unprecedented]
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. Ernie Pyle
[ Academically Africa Behind Even Get Lines Only Over Rest Soldiers Terribly Thousands Us Want War Yet]
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. Jeremiah Wright
[ 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]
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. Miriam Makeba
[ African Ant Cope Crushes Endowed Greater Look Might Much Myself Native Nature Racism See Size South Spirit Strength Than Weight]
Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying to hold on to the United States, like they tried to hold on to Africa. Edward James Olmos
[ Africa Anglo Desperately Hold Now Right States Tried Trying United]
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. Buchi Emecheta
[ African Approve Book Bride Burnt Done First Him Husband Look Price Privately Read Romantic Said Saw Typical Wanted Which Woman Wrote]
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. Lee Ritenour
[ African Already Also Been Drummer Drums During Four Interested Just Percussion Quite Record Recording Since Son Studies Studying Turned Very]
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. Harry Belafonte
[ Africa Always American Everywhere Foreign Go Made Oppression Our Places Planet Policy See These Walls Wreck Written]
Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages. Donna Brazile
[ African-American Been Behind Bush Fallen Income Office Since Terms Wages Women]
God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace. Trevor Huddleston
[ Africa Bless Give God Guard Guide Her Leaders Peace]
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. Desmond Tutu Religion
[ Africa Bible Came Closed Eyes Had Land Missionaries Opened Our Pray Said Them Us]
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. Wangari Maathai
[ African Fear General Know Liberated Need Ok See Silence Strength Them Way Women]
It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow. Vladimir Nabokov
[ African Anything Compare Dreams Genius Imagine Pity Snow Up]
People identify with me - everyone does - African American women, Caucasian women, they all identify with me because I'm ethnic. Janice Dickinson
[ African American Because Caucasian Does Ethnic Everyone Identify Women]
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. Harry Oppenheimer
[ Africa Always Confirm Development Economic Events Government Incompatible Long Opinion Policies Prove Racial Rapid Recent Run South Tended Thought Would]
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. John F. Kerry
[ Advance Africa Aids Away Duplicity Global Hypocrisy Kyoto Live Message Moving Our Own Rhetoric Set Slow Standards Terrible Toward Up Walk Warming]
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. Jacques Derrida
[ African Also Bad Even Into Journals Kind Led Life North Poetry Published Reading Some Withdrew Wrote Young]
Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence. Richard Grant
[ Africa Continent Country Gain Independence Last Part Small]
We cannot do everything in Africa, but doing nothing is not an option. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Africa Cannot Doing Everything Nothing Option]
I've always thought that underpopulated countries in Africa are vastly underpolluted. Lawrence Summers
[ Africa Always Countries Thought Vastly]
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. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
[ Africa Already China Could Exclude Islamic Modernity Partially Referring Russia Say Today Use West Word World]
According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world. Xavier Becerra
[ According African American Americans Among Association Heart Highest Prevalence States United World]
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. Bob Geldof
[ Accept Actually Administration Africa Again American Any Because Bush Defend Done Empirically France Had Ideology More Political President Refuse Than Their Today]
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. Clare Short
[ 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]
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. Lee Grant
[ Actor African Ahead Allowing American Became Convince Director Every Go Gone Had His Into Journey Life Other Reluctant Sidney Very Wanted]
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. Marvin Olasky
[ Affected African Ages Aids Because Been Children Different Epidemics Far Historically Kill Means Million Most Old Orphaned Over Tended Those Very Which Young]
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. Muhammad Yunus
[ Africa America Bangladesh Cultural Differences Everywhere Go Issues Latin Magnify Somehow Talk Those Wherever]
Education, particularly higher education, will take Africa into the mainstream of globalization. John Agyekum Kufuor
[ Africa Education Globalization Higher Into Mainstream Particularly Take Will]
Maybe if I go far enough back into my ancestry, I have African roots or something. I've got no idea. Mick Taylor
[ African Ancestry Back Enough Far Go Got Idea Into Maybe Roots Something]
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. Joe Slovo
[ Africa Basis Classical Contrary Countries Expect Guerilla Had Never Other Reality Shows Southern Struggle]
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. Danny Glover
[ Actor African Before Bring Course Cuban Decided Films Foreign Go Long Projects Really Saw Some Started These Things Think Those Values Wanted]
I say that I represent this movement because my intellectual allegiances are clearly European, not African. J. M. Coetzee
[ African Because Clearly European Intellectual Movement Represent Say]
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. W. C. Fields Travel
[ Africa Corkscrew Days Food Forgot Had Live Nothing Reminds Several Somebody Water]
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. Xavier Becerra
[ African Americans Comprise Failure Giving Greater Kidney Make Patients Percent Population Rate Than Them Times Treated Up White]
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. Diane Watson
[ 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'd the upbringing a nun would envy. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body. Joe Orton
[ Africa Body Envy Familiar Fifteen More Nun Own Than Until Upbringing Would]
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. Kevin Eubanks
[ Africa Culture Everyone Find Fingers Get Guitar Instruments Japan Most Picks Places Played Rich Spain States String Their Until Uses Using Way]
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. Patricia Ireland
[ African Am Americans Being Count Discarded Florida Interest Issues Many Other Personal Very Vote Voter Votes Want Women]
It is important to stress: Africa is also a victim of the September 11 attacks. Omar Bongo
[ Africa Also Attacks Important September Stress Victim]
The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it. George Kimble
[ Africa Always Been Darkest Ignorance Our Thing]
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. Pauline Hanson
[ Africa Black Desperate Experts Forced Geneva Health Hospitals Lot Market Medical Medication Organisation Patients Seek Sitting While World]
We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless you have more than one option politically, how free are you? Lynn Swann
[ African-Americans Free Freedoms How More Option Politically Talk Than Unless]
Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned. Marcus Garvey
[ Africa Crowned King Look Will]
We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder... We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards. Robert Mugabe
[ Actually Advancing African Backwards Been Being Feel Going Ladder Ourselves Pride Rather Really Than Top]
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. Gerry Adams
[ Africa Continue Develop Example Examples Fein Peace Process Productively Sinn South Taken Use]
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. Bobby Scott
[ African American Attend Children Data Died Dr Fact Harvard Indicates King Level Percent Predominately Same Schools Study]
Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ scores relative to whites. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Africa Blacks Britain Canada Caribbean Iq Low Relative Scores States Sub-Saharan United Well Whites]
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. Denzel Washington
[ African-American Bottom Colour Get Hollywood Least Opportunities Pole Think Totem Women]
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. Hans Blix
[ Africa Anyone Blown Borders East Etc Fear Fears India Korean Middle Pakistan Peninsula Pieces Regional Rightly Seriously Things Think Together World]
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. Cynthia McKinney
[ Achieve African-Americans Bought Compensation During Eight Generations Hundreds Market Restitution Rights Sold Still Their Waiting Were Which Years]
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. Anthony Braxton
[ Accept African Americans Especially European Generation Interesting Men Most Nationalist Only Racists Says Which Women Would]
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. Janet Suzman
[ Africa Difference Drip Events Fed Fight Great Idea Infected Into Poisonous South Then Us Veins Were Your]
Miles Davis was doing something inherently African, something that has to do with all forms of American music, not just jazz. Cassandra Wilson
[ African American Davis Doing Forms Inherently Jazz Just Miles Music Something]
What's really good is African drum music. Fiona Apple
[ African Drum Good Music Really]
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. Ian Smith
[ Africa Before Civilization Clothing Colonialism Even Had Hospitals Know Language Normal Say Schools Spread Thing Wheel Wonderful Would Written]
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. Bob Cousy
[ Adam African Aimed Americans Because Been Country Differences Eve Killing Primarily Racial Racism Since Time]
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. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ Africa African Against Attention Basic Discrimination Europe Genocide Kind Other Part Problems Received Same Still Turkey World]
We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity. Abdoulaye Wade
[ Africa Battle Effect Humanity Which Will Win]
Many South African tribes used extracts from the African bush willow to heal the sick. Bob Pettit
[ African Bush Extracts Heal Many Sick South Tribes Used Willow]
I'm over there filming in South Africa now, and two in five are HIV-positive now. Not many people know that. Bruce Davison
[ Africa Filming Five Know Many Now Over South Two]
First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that. Carlos Santana
[ African Black Call Credit First Get Latin Music Need Really Spanish]
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. Taye Diggs
[ African Americans Being Best Cast Combined Concerned Ensemble Fact Far Images Large Lot Man New Positive Really Shot Strong Turned York]
Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own. Omar Bongo
[ Accounts Africa Assure Cannot Certainly Development Only Our Own Trade World]
To be a slaveholder meant one had to regard the African American as inferior in every way. Stephen Ambrose
[ African American Every Had Inferior Meant Regard Way]
I concentrate on the southern African subcontinent. Nigel Dennis
[ African Concentrate Southern Subcontinent]
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. James H. Breasted
[ Africa Arose Between Both Bridge Civilizations Creation Doubt Earliest Egypt Eurasia Fourth Group Known Land Led Little Millennium Room Sides Way Which]
Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations. Kofi Annan
[ Abroad African Armies Because Intimidate Keeping Leaders Many Missions Need Own Peace Populations Probably Refuse Send Their Troops]
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. James E. Rogers
[ Adequately African Americans Among Become Been Belief Citizens Desires Educated Frustration Great Know Long More Nevada Over Productive Responded Their]
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. Michael N. Castle
[ Activist African American Angelou Believes Civil Contemporary Famous Great Hailed Historian Literature Makes Many Maya Only Person Poet Rights Stronger Struggle Voices]
The essence of Africa's crisis is fundamentally its extreme poverty. Jeffrey Sachs
[ Africa Crisis Essence Extreme Fundamentally Poverty]
On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa, very little known. On Monday, I was world renowned. Christiaan Barnard
[ Africa Known Little Monday Renowned Saturday South Surgeon Very World]
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. Jonathan Dimbleby
[ Able Africa Ago Clinton Disappointed Forward Him Interview Issues Looking Met Mr Talking Terrorism Two Years]
South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge. Tom Peters
[ Africa Any Challenge Compete Eager Global New Ready South Take Tools Village Workforce]
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. Queen Latifah
[ African-American Age Because Citizen Female Many Second-Class Taught Treat Would Young]
There really has not been a strong Republican message to either the poor or the African American community at large. Jack Kemp
[ African American Been Community Either Large Message Poor Really Republican Strong]
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. Henry Morton Stanley
[ 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]
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. Kenneth Edmonds
[ African-American Based Because Believe Good Happen Just Make Off Script Should Story Think Try Whenever]
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. Bobby McFerrin
[ African American Classical Contract Father First Grew Home Jazz Metropolitan Music Opera Seriously Sign Though Time Up]
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. Ruth First
[ African Apartheid Areas Aside Began Early Law Occupation Policy Reserves Set Study Workings Write]
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. Aaron Spelling
[ African-American Always Come Doing First Girl Guy How Kissed Mention Never Nowadays Proud Say Show Shows Squad Such Time Very White Young]
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. Jane Goodall
[ Africa Any Child College Dream England Everyone Except Girl Go Going Got Had Job Laughed Left Money Mother School Secretarial Small University Went]
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. Jared Diamond
[ Acquired Africa Africans Although Animals Domestic Domesticated Ethiopia Later Native North Only Plants Some Tropical Valuable West]
In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face. Steven Biko
[ Africa Bestow Face Gift Greatest Human More Position Possible Shall South Time]
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. Danny Glover
[ African Americans Bad Black Country Death Double-Digit Experienced Good Half Look More Percent Population Prison Prisoners Represent Row Since Than Those Times Unemployment]
We African Americans have now spent the major part of the 20th Century battling racism. Constance Baker Motley
[ African Americans Battling Century Major Now Part Racism Spent]
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. Robert Toombs
[ Abstraction African Another Blind Both Deaf History Last Never Question Sixty Tell Territorial Territory Those Without Years]
The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs. Dave Barry
[ African-American Cool Giant Heads Look Men Shave Simple Their Thumbs Truth Whereas White]
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. Oliver Tambo
[ Africa Corner Derive Discovery Globe Help Humanity Into Our Part Power Proud Racism Remake South Truth Us Using Which Will World]
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? Arundhati Roy
[ Africa Again Anywhere Around Continent India Kicked Longing Over Pakistan South Think]
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. John Keegan
[ Africa Anything Become Black Extremely Feel Maelstrom Need Needing Outside Terrifying Think Tribes Warring Without World]
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. Tim Scott
[ African-American America Awake Believe Come Construct Country Disappointed Fact Fairly Great Looking Matter Message Necessarily Now Political Potential Republican Think Where Whole]
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. William Labov
[ African American Appears Century Creation English Form Half Inheritance Period Present-Day Present-Day Second Slavery]
Liberal whites are the greatest enemy of African Americans. James Meredith
[ African Americans Enemy Greatest Liberal Whites]
I can recognize the calls of practically every bird in North America. There are some in Africa I don't know, though. Roger Tory Peterson
[ Africa America Bird Calls Every Know North Practically Recognize Some Though]
I play, like, 12 instruments. Guitar, piano, harmonica, African drums... I'm working on mastering the accordion. Lucas Grabeel
[ Accordion African Drums Guitar Harmonica Instruments Mastering Piano Play Working]
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. Michael Steele
[ 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]
So this is why I'm always say happy that somebody mentions Rwanda, because behind Rwanda, we have Africa. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ Africa Always Because Behind Happy Mentions Rwanda Say Somebody Why]
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. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Africa Based Believe Context Personally Region Self-Determination South]
Neither Western donor countries like the U.S. nor poor recipients like Cameroon care much about Africans who are poor, rural and female. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ Africans Cameroon Care Countries Donor Female Much Neither Nor Poor Recipients Rural Western]
The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries. Albert Schweitzer
[ African Brother Centuries Several Younger]
That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Africa Aids Center Development Health Only Pandemic Reality Reinforces Sustainable Threatening]
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. Abdullah Ibrahim
[ Africa Biggest Disrupted Economically Heads Historically Minds Politically Problem South Spiritually Timeline]
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. Sydney Brenner
[ Africa Begin Code Department Find Genetic Laboratory Medical Might Physiology School Set Solve South System Try Up Use Which]
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. Hans Blix
[ Africans Also Any Apartheid Because Cold Decided Decision Did Doubted End Nuclear Prove South Their War Weapons World Would]
Aside from all that, we recall that antibodies to malaria and other diseases prevalent in Africa show up as HIV-positive on tests. Serge Lang
[ Africa Aside Diseases Malaria Other Prevalent Recall Show Tests Up]
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. Joseph Jarman
[ African Asian Because Been Both Informed Interested Jazz Limit Music Sides Sound Universe Western Without]
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. Miriam Makeba
[ Admits Africa Anything Apartheid Becomes Come Did Everybody How Just Know Lived Now Political South Tell Then Told Truth Wanted Where World Wrong]
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. Sepp Blatter
[ Africa Because Club Conclude Consider Create Everything Example Exodus Football Getting Leads Market Movement Necessarily Prime Rich Richer Solidarity Us Using Which]
I don't think people have been able to deal with the fact that African American filmmakers can make movies about life and relationships. Tim Robbins
[ Able African American Been Deal Fact Filmmakers Life Make Movies Relationships Think]
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. Michael Johns
[ African American Appropriately Central Crisis Decency Easily Foreign Humanitarian Ignored Policy Policymakers Remedy Rooted Screams Sense Some Will]
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. John H. Speke
[ Accurately Africa Civilisation Describe European Evil Good Impulse Native Places Profess Received Slightest Those Where Whether]
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. Lewis Tappan
[ Africa Beneficial Brethren Colored Country Effect Event Landing Our Population Promises Shores These Upon Well Without]
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. Bram Fischer
[ Activities Africa Because Been Believed Circumstances Created Dangerous Duty Engaged South Those Upon Which]
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. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Africa Coup Coups Essentially Military Opened Path Third Two Were World Years]
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. Thabo Mbeki
[ Africa Alternative Clear Collapse Expect Happen Immune Matter Poor Regard Repeat Seems Subject Surely Systems Terms Their Very View Where Would]
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. Edward James Olmos
[ African American Asian Between Going Indigenous Know Latino Understand Way]
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. Ray Manzarek
[ Africa Beat Black Created Jazz Man Rhythms Rock Roll Would]
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. V. S. Naipaul
[ African Always Ant Begins Community Crisis Cyclical Deaths Ends Events Forest Full Life Political Tribe Year]
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. Leah Ward Sears
[ African-American Been Country Crisis Definition Families Family Long Marriages Our Perfect Rampant Stages Such Think Time Very Worst]
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. Stephen Lewis
[ Able Africa Aids Assault Attacks Behaviour Called Disease Generally Men Pandemic Predatory Say Sexuality Subject Then Under Were Weren Women Would]
I believe in supporting African solutions to African problems. Donald M. Payne
[ African Believe Problems Solutions Supporting]
I am the hero of Africa. Idi Amin
[ Africa Am Hero]
I, too, am convinced that our ancestors came from Africa. Richard Leakey
[ Africa Am Ancestors Came Convinced Our Too]
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. Retief Goosen
[ African Card European Get History Pro Qualifying Rest Rookie School South Then Took Tour Tries Turned Two Won Year]
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. Mary Steenburgen
[ Africa Artists Bunch Called Found Free Helped New South Started Us Used]
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. Donald Johanson
[ Africa Back Creatures Excited Find Go Had Humans Idea Millions Really Some These Tremendous Wanted Went Years]
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. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Africans Also Culture Destinies Destiny History Language Made Other Our Own South Tied Up Us]
They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America? Fidel Castro
[ Africa America Asia Capitalism Failure Latin Socialism Success Talk Where]
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. Olivier Martinez
[ Africa Beat Big Boxers Brothers Champ Champion European Family Father Good North Professional Seven Very Years]
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. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ Africa African Ago Concerning Fatigue Five Greater Now Problem Situation Than Today Worse Years]
Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad. Denis Diderot
[ African Asian Bad Countries European Good Government Legislation Morals Result]
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. Barack Obama
[ Abiding African America Barack Barrier Believing Blessed Faith Give Improbable Love Name Nation Only Parents Possibilities Shared Success Tolerant Would Your]
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. Jackson Browne
[ Africa Also Birthday Call Calling Celebrating Concert Far His Kinds Mandela Nelson Played Political Prisoner Release South Things Those Were]
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. William Labov
[ African America American Any Continental Dialect Dialects Different Distinct English Grammar Many More Most North Other Shares Spoken Standard Than Vernacular Vocabulary Ways]
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. Ama Ata Aidoo
[ African Africans Artist Authoritarianism Corruption Embarrass Expose Fight Literature Must Purpose Serve Understandable Us Utilitarian Why]
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. Ken Mehlman
[ African-American Am Benefit Chairman Gave Here Looking Other Polarization Politically Racial Republican Republicans Some Tell Today Trying Up Vote Way Were Winning Wrong]
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. Hakeem Olajuwon
[ Africa Any Being Best Cannot Childhood Could Ever Fundamental Happened Home Instilled Other Principles See Still Thing Way Were]
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. Donald Johanson
[ Academic Africa Anthropology Around Began Biology Choice Eastern First Fossils Found Late Made Marriage Old Particular Pursuit Thought Wonderful Years]
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. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ Africa Aid Americans Among Black Brought Even Fixed Hole Matter Murder Mutilation Never Seems Sense Well-Meaning]
We believe that the world, too, can destroy apartheid, firstly by striking at the economy of South Africa. Oliver Tambo
[ Africa Apartheid Believe Destroy Economy Firstly South Striking Too World]
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. A. Whitney Brown
[ Africans Because Black Group Him Killed Lawyer Recently Should South White Wrong]
We are African in origin and American in birth. Timothy Thomas Fortune
[ African American Birth Origin]
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. Desmond Tutu
[ Across Africa Appeal Countries Desperation Emergencies Forgotten Island Isolated Lies Little Material Particularly Poor Problems Regions Sea Strategic Within]
The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans. Robert Mugabe
[ Africa Africans Indigenous Man White Zimbabwe]
The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa, and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Africa Anything Brutal Cold Cynical Particularly Powerless Seemed Stop Waged War Way]
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. Leah Ward Sears
[ 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]
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. Donald Evans
[ Able Africa Am Americans Back Beautiful Country Encourage First Go Going Here Home North Opportunity Part Talk Travel Visit]
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. Neil Gaiman
[ African Allowing Comedy Folk Freedom Glorious Interrupt Jokes Just Made Myself Old Sense Stories Tell Up]
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. Thomas Sowell
[ Africa America Ancestors Been Born Descendants Differently Enslaved Fate Instead Made Off Put Slavery Terrible Their Them Those Today Were Worse Would]
Miles Davis was a master. In every phase of his career, he understood that this music was a tribute to the African muse. Cassandra Wilson
[ African Career Davis Every His Master Miles Muse Music Phase Tribute Understood]
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. Javier Bardem
[ Absurd Africa Am Because Cannot Doing Go Help Hypochondriac Job Myself Say Sometimes Why]
The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations. Samuel George Morton
[ Africans Character Different Intellectual Moral Nations Widely]
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. Arto Lindsay
[ Abstract African Asian Brazilian Deliberately Elements Hear Music Now Sounded Then Used]
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. Robert T. Bakker
[ African Animal Bad Biggest Danger Determined Each Elephants Foreign Habitat Happen Indian Introduced Just Make Native New Other Plant Researcher Sick Things Wildlife]
We emigrated to South Africa and later to Canada so I went to school in several places. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Africa Canada Emigrated Later Places School Several South Went]
Racial discrimination, South Africa's economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing. Oliver Tambo
[ Africa Black Discrimination Economic Exploitation Oppression Parcel Part Peoples Power Racial Same South Thing]
I love Africa in general South Africa and West Africa, they are both great countries. Paris Hilton
[ Africa Both Countries General Great Love South West]
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. Claudio Reyna
[ Africa Best Czech Fans Ghana Good Group Italy Know Our Powerhouse Really Republic Soccer Strong Team Teams Think Three Tough Traditionally Very Will]
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. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ Able African Congress Could Going Just Know Photos Public Saw Say See Soldiers Taken Them Thought Union Were Would]
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. Benjamin Banneker
[ African Am Colour Deepest Dye Gratitude Most Natural Profound Race Ruler Sense Supreme Them Under Universe Which]
Big game photography in Africa is mainly done from a vehicle, so then I feel I might as well take the lot. Nigel Dennis
[ Africa Big Done Feel Game Lot Mainly Might Photography Take Then Vehicle Well]
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. Matthew Modine
[ Able Accessible Africa Educate Magazines Media News Newspapers Set States Televisions United Up Where]
In short, we have, among African countries, a duty of solidarity. Omar Bongo
[ African Among Countries Duty Short Solidarity]
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? Marion Berry
[ Africa Am Because City Deny International Israel Just Making Mayor Nigeria Symbol Tokyo Trip Washington]
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. William Labov
[ African American Becoming Dialects Different English Features Followed Found However Important Less Many More Other Research Vernacular Years]
I am consciously trying not to make it sound Celtic or African. Joanna Newsom
[ African Am Celtic Consciously Make Sound Trying]
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. Larry Rivers
[ 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. Jared Diamond
[ Advance Africa African Beyond Central Consequences Crops Enormous Farmers Grow Halted History Native Recent South Which]
Well, surely, I am not in charge of South Africa. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Africa Am Charge South Surely Well]
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. Tony Campolo
[ African American Americans Biblical Community Democratic Evangelical Evangelicals Forget Most Over Percent Probably Proportion Significant Talk Thoroughly Vote Well Will]
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. W. H. Auden
[ Africa China Dear Jumps Love Meet Mountain Over River Salmon Sing Street Till]
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. Howard Stern
[ African Any Around Between Difference Divided Face Hat His Large Painting Parading Pope Praying Purse Religion Religions Rock Sickened Smoking Think Wearing White]
Weak minds exaggerate too much the wrong done to the Africans. Charles de Secondat
[ Africans Done Exaggerate Minds Much Too Weak Wrong]
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. Bill Frist
[ African Americans Banking Blood Character Contributions Culture Influenced Jazz Justice Modern Molded National Our Shaped Social Subway]
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. Blair Underwood
[ Across Actor African-American Because Board City Different Episode Itself Kind Only Pass Phenomenon Resonate Sex Show Six Successful Through Women Years]
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. Chaka Fattah
[ Admission African American Children College Comes Cure Disadvantaged Educationally Experience Into Miracle Then Time Years]
The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery. Charles Rangel
[ African-Americans Challenges Facing Rooted Slavery System Today]
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? Hakeem Olajuwon
[ Africa America Asia Boundaries Character Follower Leader Look Looking Malaysia Man Men Question Set Stand These]
South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination. Thabo Mbeki
[ Africa Colonial Criminal Domination Evolve Example Into Minority Most Pernicious Practise South White]
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. Barbara Amiel
[ Africa America Apartheid Course Dictators Latin Military Other Outside Regime Regimes Sorts South Unpleasant Walls Well]
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. Thabo Mbeki
[ Africa Bringing Commitment Continent Continue Count Desired Leaders Our Renaissance Support Unwavering Will Working Your]
I'd like to see marriage count again among African-Americans and not just in the society in general. Leah Ward Sears
[ African-Americans Again Among Count General Just Marriage See Society]
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. Henry Morton Stanley
[ Africa American Enter Even Fact Gone Had Incognito Intended Into Known Man Over Soon White Zanzibar]
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. Faith Ringgold
[ African Around Because Carry Coming Face Faces Front Mask Our Presentation See Thing Thinking Us Vision Way Which Your]
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. Ric Keller
[ African Americans Black Colleges Country Enriching Entire Historically Important Just Lives Our Played Role Universities]
I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia, Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway. I had to be everywhere. Adolf Galland
[ Africa Everywhere Fighter France Had Norway Russia Sicily Units]
The highest percentage of African Americans own their own homes today than ever in our nation's history. Ed Gillespie
[ African Americans Ever Highest History Homes Nation Our Own Percentage Than Their Today]
I am a black man inside and outside and you are white men on the outside, but inside, you are Africans like me. Olusegun Obasanjo
[ Africans Am Black Inside Man Men Outside White]
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. Charles Rangel
[ African-Americans Brutally Civil Equality Fear Had Intimidation Justice Klan Mississippi Movement Murder Oppress Over Respond Rights Same Sought Used Way Workers Young]
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. Richard Leakey
[ Africa African Came Definitely Ditch East Further Happened North Pass Perhaps Place Say West Whether]
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. Kim Il Sung
[ Africa America Asia Common Each Free Interest Latin Long Other Peoples Position Struggle Support Their]
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. River Phoenix
[ Africa Change Learn Live Own Palestinians Regime South Start Teach]
But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability. Omar Bongo
[ Africa Central Countries Enjoys Few Independence Peace Since Stability]
I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free. Marcus Garvey
[ Africa Boundary Concerned Free Know National Negro Province Until Where Whole World]
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. Claudio Hummes
[ Africa Aids Die Died Expected Fact Infected Large Majority Sub-Saharan Those Virus Well]