Authors that match 'black'.

Bob Black American Activist (1951-)
Cilla Black British Musician (1943-)
Claudia Black Australian Actress (1972-)
Clint Black American Musician (1962-)
Cofer Black American Public Servant (1950-)
Conrad Black British Businessman (1944-)
Davidson Black Canadian Scientist (1884-1934)
Frank Black American Musician (1965-)
Harold Stephen Black American Inventor (1898-1983)
Hugo Black American Judge (1886-1971)
Jack Black American Actor (1969-)
James W. Black Scottish Scientist (1924-)
Jimmy Carl Black American Musician (1938-)
Karen Black American Actress (1939-)
Lewis Black American Comedian (1948-)
Marsha Blackburn American Politician (1952-)
John Stuart Blackie Scottish Writer (1809-1895)
Honor Blackman British Actress (1927-)
Richard Blackmore English Poet (1654-1729)
Ritchie Blackmore English Musician (1945-)
Susan Blackmore English Writer (1951-)
Harry A. Blackmun American Judge (1908-1999)
Harry Blackstone, Jr. American Celebrity (1934-)
William Blackstone English Judge (1723-1780)
Alice Stone Blackwell American Journalist (1857-1950)
Antoinette Brown Blackwell American Clergyman (1825-1921)
Elizabeth Blackwell American Scientist (1821-1910)
Kenneth Blackwell American Politician (1948-)
Otis Blackwell American Musician (1932-2002)
Algernon H. Blackwood (-)
Nina Blackwood Celebrity (1955-)
Black Elk Leader (1863-1950)
Black Kettle American Leader (-)

Quotations that match 'black'.

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]
I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish. Billy Crystal
[ Being Black Comfortable Jewish Old]
Being an actor myself I realize that all actors believe they are qualified to play any role. If you showed me a script with a black woman character I would tell you that I could do it. That is what we do. We act as if we are someone else. Richard Masur
[ Act Actor Actors Any Being Believe Black Character Could Else Myself Play Qualified Realize Role Script Showed Someone Tell Woman Would]
The black market was a way of getting around government controls. It was a way of enabling the free market to work. It was a way of opening up, enabling people. Milton Friedman
[ Around Black Controls Enabling Free Getting Government Market Opening Up Way Work]
I made my way on to a grey list, a black list even. That's something I'm very proud of, actually. Elmer Bernstein
[ Actually Black Even Grey List Made Proud Something Very Way]
One of the prices that we pay for integration was the disintegration of the black community. Ed Smith
[ Black Community Disintegration Integration Pay Prices]
As we celebrate Black History Month we should be grateful for the achievements they made and inspired by their legacies to continue their work. Marty Meehan
[ Achievements Black Celebrate Continue Grateful History Inspired Legacies Made Month Should Their Work]
Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Black Blue Green Grey Ocean Silent Smooth White]
Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other Blacks cherish. Thurgood Marshall
[ Amendments Because Blacks Cherish Constitution Corrective Decency Document Fairness Freedom Only Other Realistic Sense Several Speak Those Today]
For her fifth wedding, the bride wore black and carried a scotch and soda. Phyllis Battelle
[ Black Bride Carried Fifth Her Scotch Soda Wedding Wore]
The wealth of south Florida, but even more important, the meaning and significance of south Florida lies in the black muck of the Everglades and the inevitable development of this country to be the great tropic agricultural center of the world. Marjory Stoneman Douglas
[ Agricultural Black Center Country Development Even Everglades Florida Great Important Inevitable Lies Meaning More Muck Significance South Wealth World]
Muslim delegates concerned about rights in Palestine could have brought their enthusiasm closer to home by addressing the fate of black Christians being slaughtered and enslaved in the Sudan. Jack Schwartz
[ Addressing Being Black Brought Christians Closer Concerned Could Delegates Enslaved Enthusiasm Fate Home Muslim Palestine Rights Slaughtered Sudan Their]
Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man, black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross. Edith Sitwell
[ Black Blind Cross Dark Falls Forty Hundred Loss Man Nails Nineteen Our Rain Still Upon World]
I like doing business in a black city. Yaphet Kotto
[ Black Business City Doing]
The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity. Steven Biko
[ Basic Birth Black Consciousness Country Dignity Foreigner Him His Human Make Man Must Reduce Reject Seek Systems Tenet Value]
It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as it is white is not all that's beautiful. Bill Cosby
[ Beautiful Black Matter Much White]
Speaking as a black person, welfare is the worst thing that's ever happened to us. Charles Evers
[ Black Ever Happened Person Speaking Thing Us Welfare Worst]
Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper. Gunter Grass
[ Accusation Art Between Black Charcoal Expression Fight Finish Paper Passion White]
There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America - there's the United States of America. Barack Obama
[ America Asian Black Conservative Latino Liberal States United White]
My father kept his distance from working-class American blacks. Constance Baker Motley
[ American Blacks Distance Father His Kept Working-Class Working-Class]
I think things like food, the food of the south is sort of the common tie that binds us all, Black and White, the sense memories. It's a very particular part of the country. Sela Ward
[ Binds Black Common Country Food Memories Part Particular Sense Sort South Things Think Tie Us Very White]
We're not thought of in terms of color because we are entertainers. We are there to entertain you not because we are black, white, pink, or green or gay or straight or because we are Catholic or Protestant. Eartha Kitt
[ Because Black Catholic Color Entertain Entertainers Gay Green Pink Protestant Straight Terms Thought White]
There was a chance for me to write one song for the section where Elvis sat in his black leather outfit and sang the old hits. At eight oclock the next morning I had written Memories. Mac Davis
[ Black Chance Eight Elvis Had His Hits Leather Memories Morning Next Old Outfit Sang Sat Section Song Where Write Written]
The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from red people. James Rado
[ Black Country Draft Fight Protect Red Sending Stole White Yellow]
Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today. Angela Davis
[ Black Couple Decades Evolved Increasing Itself Labor Last Leadership Look Movement Now Numbers Over See Today True Way Which]
We often take for granted that our lights will come on when we flip the light switch, but the reality is that our reliability standards and the current state of the transmission grid leave us all vulnerable to blackouts. Richard Burr
[ Come Current Flip Granted Grid Leave Light Lights Often Our Reality Reliability Standards State Switch Take Transmission Us Vulnerable Will]
The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God. Malcolm X
[ Black Controlled God Government Itself Liberals Negro Only Revolution White]
The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black, were the ultimate sacrifice. Marion Berry
[ Black Brave Died Men More Sacrifice Than Ultimate Vietnam Were Which]
The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks, Hispanics gays and so forth and so on. Michael Huffington
[ Blacks Forth Gays Hispanics Lincoln Out Party Reaching Should]
There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people. Toni Morrison
[ Any Black City Concern Consequence Does Economy Education Nothing Planning Policy Social]
Americans are inclined to see the world and foreign affairs in black and white. Richard Kerry
[ Affairs Americans Black Foreign Inclined See White World]
A lot of Republicans are white Christians, but the Republican Party is reaching out to Hispanics, and reaching out to blacks, and reaching out to Asians. Susan Estrich
[ Asians Blacks Christians Hispanics Lot Out Party Reaching Republican Republicans White]
Black Books adheres to a more old fashioned, traditional sitcom format, which I think works, because in its own way, it's quite theatrical. Dylan Moran
[ Because Black Books Fashioned Format More Old Own Quite Sitcom Theatrical Think Traditional Way Which Works]
When I look into the crowd, I see young and old, black and white - it's amazing that I'm able to connect with so many different kinds of people. Patti LaBelle
[ Able Amazing Black Connect Crowd Different Into Kinds Look Many Old See White Young]
I don't understand labels. I don't need anybody to tell me I'm Latina or black or anything else. I've played characters that were written for Caucasian females, I just want to be given the same consideration as everybody else, and so far that has been happening. Zoe Saldana
[ Anybody Anything Been Black Caucasian Characters Consideration Else Everybody Far Females Given Happening Just Labels Latina Need Played Same Tell Understand Want Were Written]
It only takes five people in black robes to determine such crucial issues for our country as abortion, pornography, same-sex 'marriage,' and religious liberties. Richard Land
[ Abortion Black Country Crucial Determine Five Issues Liberties Marriage Only Our Religious Robes Same-Sex Such Takes]
At the end of all this, Russia held in her hands a vast belt of land running from the Baltic sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south, comprising eleven nations with a population of 100 million people. John T. Flynn
[ Baltic Belt Black Eleven End Hands Held Her Land Million Nations North Population Running Russia Sea South Vast]
And I'm happy to say that I'm able to find people wherever I go that are not black, not white - they're just human beings. That's where I am, where I've been and where I intend to stay. Chico Hamilton
[ Able Am Been Beings Black Find Go Happy Human Intend Just Say Stay Where Wherever White]
Evolutionary cosmology formulates theories in which a universe is capable of giving rise to and generating future universes out of itself, within black holes or whatever. Robert Nozick
[ Black Capable Cosmology Evolutionary Formulates Future Generating Giving Holes Itself Out Rise Theories Universe Universes Whatever Which Within]
I don't display my plaques and honors. They are hidden behind a black curtain in my work room at home. John Cameron
[ Behind Black Curtain Display Hidden Home Honors Room Work]
So for Bullitt, I just put my black hat back on. Robert Vaughn
[ Back Black Hat Just Put]
You've never seen a Columbine done by a black child. Never. They always say, 'We can't believe it happened here. We can't believe it's these suburban white kids.' It's only them! Van Jones
[ Always Believe Black Child Done Happened Here Kids Never Only Say Seen Suburban Them These White]
When I drive through a field, I want to see green grass sometimes, and I don't want to see black and white. Sam Mendes
[ Black Drive Field Grass Green See Sometimes Through Want White]
This is about black people selling out other black people. John Mellencamp
[ Black Other Out Selling]
Pulling the plug on the BlackBerry could cost corporate America millions of dollars. The BlackBerry is more than e-mail but a handheld office, and if you shut down the BlackBerry, you shut off the data that powers American business. Al Smith
[ America American Blackberry Business Corporate Cost Could Data Dollars Down E-Mail Handheld Millions More Off Office Plug Powers Pulling Shut Than]
For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant! Edward Abbey Nature
[ Among Black Bricks Flowers Free Hold Long Myself Plant Preferences Spontaneous Thumb Wild]
Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules, while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status. Spencer Bachus
[ Advantage Beginning Black Class Companies Comprise Exploitation Financial Health Illegal Immigrants Jeopardizing Market Our Play Rules Society Status Take Their Themselves Those Vulnerable Which While Willing Workers]
Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village. David Amram
[ Became Black Did Gorgeous Greenwich Hang His Known Landscapes May Paintings Portraits Series Still Village White Whole Wonderful]
The art of publicity is a black art; but it has come to stay, and every year adds to its potency. Learned Hand
[ Adds Art Black Come Every Potency Publicity Stay Year]
I love... anything in black and white. Just put it on the TV, I'll watch. Anna Chlumsky
[ Anything Black Just Love Put Tv Watch White]
The Blackberry is really essential for keeping up on my emails when I'm out of the office, which is a lot. David Neeleman
[ Blackberry Emails Essential Keeping Lot Office Out Really Up Which]
You are a black goddess when you come out the salon. Jenifer Lewis
[ Black Come Goddess Out Salon]
I used to make fun of my friends who had BlackBerries. And I know that the expression CrackBerry has been going around, but now I fully understand it. I'm actually addicted to a piece of machinery, and that's really embarrassing. John Krasinski
[ Actually Addicted Around Been Embarrassing Expression Friends Fully Fun Going Had Know Machinery Make Now Piece Really Understand Used]
A lot of my success comes from black music. It's something I'm very proud of. Michael Bolton
[ Black Comes Lot Music Proud Something Success Very]
Also, of course, for most of this time most Americans thought of America as a white country with, at best, only a very segregated and subordinate role for blacks. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Also America Americans Best Blacks Country Course Most Only Role Segregated Subordinate Thought Time Very White]
You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black. Charles Barkley Sports
[ Best Black Going Golfer Hell Know Out Rapper White]
Within, stood a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache, and clad in black from head to foot, without a single speck of colour about him anywhere. Bram Stoker
[ Anywhere Black Clad Clean Colour Foot Head Him Long Man Moustache Old Save Single Speck Stood Tall White Within Without]
Like I went out to a predominantly black club last night and nobody said anything and I was wishing somebody would so that someone would dance with me. Taye Diggs
[ Anything Black Club Dance Last Night Nobody Out Predominantly Said Somebody Someone Went Wishing Would]
Joseph and his mother come from the black kings who were before the white man. Peter Abrahams
[ Before Black Come His Joseph Kings Man Mother Were White]
My clothes are predominately black and my home is predominantly white. Fran Drescher
[ Black Clothes Home Predominantly Predominately White]
When you look at Darling and the Oscars, it has to be luck. It was a black and white film and it was the last time that there was a black and white Oscar. Julie Harris
[ Black Darling Film Last Look Luck Oscar Oscars Time White]
A black man singing about a blond girl was potential trouble. Charley Pride
[ Black Blond Girl Man Potential Singing Trouble]
I was up watching Meet Joe Black at four AM. I was hoping Brad Pitt would die, and he was still alive at seven forty in the morning! I actually felt sorry for once, for critics. Rose McGowan
[ Actually Alive Am Black Brad Critics Die Felt Forty Four Hoping Joe Meet Morning Once Pitt Seven Sorry Still Up Watching Would]
When the civil rights battle was won, all the Jews and hippies and artists were middle class white people and all the blacks were still poor. Materially, not much changed. Jonathan Lethem
[ Artists Battle Blacks Changed Civil Class Hippies Jews Materially Middle Much Poor Rights Still Were White Won]
The way I was brought up by my parents and guided through my football life by the influences of various managers means that in some ways I am black and white. Stuart Pearce
[ Am Black Brought Football Guided Influences Life Managers Means Parents Some Through Up Various Way Ways White]
Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies. Black men love big butts. Tyra Banks
[ Big Black Bodies Body Butts Image Love Men Problems Proud Same Their White Women]
The first term of the Clinton administration was very jolly. Everybody was running around meeting people and of course, in the second term, everyone went down the black hole, which also happened at the end of the Reagan administration. Sally Quinn
[ Administration Also Around Black Clinton Course Down End Everybody Everyone First Happened Hole Jolly Meeting Reagan Running Second Term Very Went Which]
Arthur Ashe had been the first black athlete to play Johannesburg at the time of apartheid. Yannick Noah
[ Apartheid Arthur Ashe Athlete Been Black First Had Johannesburg Play Time]
We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail which was black: great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south, but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them. Meriwether Lewis
[ Any Black Except Extremity Flight Geese Great High Indian Numbers Passing Perfectly Procure Procured South Tail Their Them Too Us Weasel Which White Wild]
Today my passion is still black and white. Today if I have an array of cameras in front of me the one I would reach for that I would feel most comfortable with would be a 4 X 5 View camera. I was once working in a sort of soft light situation. John Sexton
[ Array Black Camera Cameras Comfortable Feel Front Light Most Once Passion Reach Situation Soft Sort Still Today View White Working Would]
When you were growing up in the 30s, 20s, of course the 40s, all black people at least in the Washington, D.C., area were required to live among themselves. Ed Smith
[ Among Area Black Course Growing Least Live Required Themselves Up Washington Were]
From a reality perspective, I'm sure part of that is true, but this is the largest blackout in U.S. history. If that is not a signal that we have got a problem that needs to be fixed, I don't know what is. Jennifer Granholm
[ Blackout Fixed Got History Know Largest Needs Part Perspective Problem Reality Signal Sure True]
So that the failures to pass a civil rights bill isn't because of Black Power, isn't because of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; it's not because of the rebellions that are occurring in the major cities. Stokely Carmichael
[ Because Bill Black Cities Civil Committee Coordinating Failures Major Nonviolent Occurring Pass Power Rebellions Rights Student]
The last state to admit a black student to the college level was South Carolina. Constance Baker Motley
[ Admit Black Carolina College Last Level South State Student]
I would like to involve myself in some black music. I would like to do some blues and some gospel music. I want to try stuff from other genres and try to widen my musical base. Greg Lake
[ Base Black Blues Genres Gospel Involve Music Musical Myself Other Some Stuff Try Want Widen Would]
It's so clear that you have to cherish everyone. I think that's what I get from these older black women, that every soul is to be cherished, that every flower Is to bloom. Alice Walker
[ Black Bloom Cherish Cherished Clear Every Everyone Flower Get Older Soul These Think Women]
We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer. Jules Verne
[ Able After Alone Been Black Could Dense Discern Even Eyes Faintest Had Hardly Imagine Minutes Say Some Such Were Where]
The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Abyss Black Delving Fascination Form Into Keenest Process]
If black people mistrust white people, they are mistrusting racism, and that is appropriate. Jasmine Guy
[ Appropriate Black Mistrust Racism White]
Every white will have its black, And every sweet its sour. Thomas Percy
[ Black Every Sour Sweet White Will]
It's nice to come into a town and be referred to as the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager. Frank Robinson
[ Black Cleveland Come First Indians Instead Into Manager Nice Referred Town]
In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness? Jamie Foxx
[ Blackness Everyday Life Many Music Negative Our Positive Something Stamp Things Why]
Two people will never be President in my lifetime. A woman and a black. Charles Evers
[ Black Lifetime Never President Two Will Woman]
When I hear of an 'equity' in a case like this, I am reminded of a blind man in a dark room - looking for a black hat - which isn't there. Charles Bowen
[ Am Black Blind Case Dark Equity Hat Hear Looking Man Reminded Room Which]
It is not that Shakespeare's art is in technicolor and fancy, and that real life is black and white and tedious. The life that Shakespeare was living was the only life he had, and he had to use it to create what he was doing. Stephen Greenblatt
[ Art Black Create Doing Fancy Had Life Living Only Real Shakespeare Tedious Use White]
I have always believed, heretofore, in the doctrines of the Declaration of Independence, that all men are born free and equal; but of late it appears that some men are born slaves, and I regret that they are not black, so all the world might know them. Benjamin F. Wade
[ Always Appears Believed Black Born Declaration Doctrines Equal Free Heretofore Independence Know Late Men Might Regret Slaves Some Them World]
At the same time, I was listening to black music, and I began to think that the best musicians were receiving the worst treatment. The people who were doing the greatest work were despised as lower class, with no dignity accorded to what they did. Henry Flynt
[ Accorded Began Best Black Class Despised Did Dignity Doing Greatest Listening Lower Music Musicians Receiving Same Think Time Treatment Were Work Worst]
White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Absence Affirmative Almost Black Colour Colours Definite Fierce God Had Many Mere Never Paints Red Said Shining Thing White]
My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black, white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots. Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall. Alex Haley
[ Back Black Brown Digging Feel Feet Fondest Hope Make Man May Own Red Roots Start Tall Their White Would Yellow]
But black people fall for that same argument, and they go around talking about law breakers. We did not make the laws in this country. We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws. Those laws that keep them up, keep us down. H. Rap Brown
[ Argument Around Black Confined Country Did Down Fall Go Keep Law Laws Legally Make Morally Neither Nor Same Talking Them Those Up Us]
All the other books ask, 'What's it like?' What was World War II like for the young kid at Normandy, or what is work like for a woman having a job for the first time in her life? What's it like to be black or white? Studs Terkel
[ Ask Black Books First Having Her Ii Job Kid Life Other Time War White Woman Work World Young]
Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero. Morgan Freeman
[ American Black Dr Hero King Luther Martin]
I took a private lesson, but it didn't really work out, so I went back to playing along with records. That's really the thing that got me into playing a lot - getting excited about playing along with my favorite bands like Zeppelin and Black Sabbath. Chad Smith
[ Along Back Bands Black Excited Favorite Getting Got Into Lesson Lot Out Playing Private Really Records Sabbath Thing Took Went Work Zeppelin]
Being the only non-Black was a unique experience. After a few weeks, you're not aware of skin color differences. You see the color; you're not blind, but it doesn't matter. You see the human being first. Ricardo Montalban
[ After Aware Being Blind Color Differences Experience Few First Human Matter Only See Skin Unique Weeks]
My Dad was so open creatively that I was off in search of black turtleneck bathing suits with long sleeves. Moon Unit Zappa
[ Bathing Black Creatively Dad Long Off Open Search Sleeves Suits Turtleneck]
Washington is a great international city and in the congregation we have people who are rich and poor, black and white, and from every part of the world. James Green Somerville
[ Black City Congregation Every Great International Part Poor Rich Washington White World]
You would never expect a black woman to be the hero. Sanaa Lathan
[ Black Expect Hero Never Woman Would]
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]
There's a black man inside of me just trying to make bail. Brad Garrett
[ Bail Black Inside Just Make Man Trying]
The first point was we wanted power to determine our own destiny in our own black community. And what we had done is, we wanted to write a program that was straightforward to the people. We didn't want to give a long dissertation. Bobby Seale
[ Black Community Destiny Determine Dissertation Done First Give Had Long Our Own Point Power Program Straightforward Want Wanted Write]
What doctor does not need platform heels and dark black eyeliner to treat their patients? Sarah Chalke
[ Black Dark Doctor Does Heels Need Patients Platform Their Treat]
My brother Jim and I saw our father go into the jails and pray with the inmates Sunday after Sunday. He prayed with both blacks and whites. If we ever repeated any slurs we heard on the playground, he'd tell us very softly, "I don't want to hear those words." Charles Moore
[ After Any Blacks Both Brother Ever Father Go Hear Heard Inmates Into Jails Jim Our Playground Pray Prayed Repeated Saw Slurs Softly Sunday Tell Those Us Very Want Whites Words]
I feel there should be blacks in every Party. Charles Evers
[ Blacks Every Feel Party Should]
Quite frankly, I've always listened to the black side of the radio dial. Where I grew up, there was a lot of it and there was a lot of live music around. Boz Scaggs
[ Always Around Black Dial Frankly Grew Listened Live Lot Music Quite Radio Side Up Where]
No one who's white thinks he's innocent. No one who's black thinks he's guilty. Andrew Young
[ Black Guilty Innocent Thinks White]
The only thing that white people have that black people need, or should want, is power-and no one holds power forever. James A. Baldwin
[ Black Forever Holds Need Only Power Should Thing Want White]
I have visited some places where the differences between black and white are not as profound as they used to be, but I think there is a new form of racism growing in Europe and that is focused on people who are Middle Eastern. I see it. Montel Williams
[ Between Black Differences Eastern Europe Focused Form Growing Middle New Places Profound Racism See Some Think Used Visited Where White]
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]
So black people all across this country are uniting. They must unite, and they must organize themselves. H. Rap Brown
[ Across Black Country Must Organize Themselves Unite Uniting]
Guys just don't care. We don't take the time to plan behind each other's back. We just say, If you don't like me, screw you'. If a guy doesn't like you, you know because you have a black eye. Jonathan Bennett
[ Back Because Behind Black Care Each Eye Guy Guys Just Know Other Plan Say Screw Take Time]
We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression, and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America - every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster, black and white, in America too. Quincy Jones
[ Also America Biggest Black Block Chicago Depression During Every Gangster Ghetto Ground Heart Practically Probably Too Were White]
Black jurors sit on juries every day and convict black people every day. Johnnie Cochran
[ Black Convict Day Every Juries Jurors Sit]
We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides. Saint Ignatius
[ Always Appears Believe Black Church Decides Disposed Hierarchy Really Should Which White]
Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time. Steven Biko
[ Attitude Black Call Consciousness Emanate Life Long Mind Most Positive Time Way World]
How did we suddenly become entranced with gangster culture? I saw it this morning on campus. When did the black community say we should all look like criminals? Tim Reid
[ Become Black Campus Community Criminals Culture Did Entranced Gangster How Look Morning Saw Say Should Suddenly]
I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence. Malcolm X
[ Am American Avoid Black Continue Just Man Means Non-Violence Postponing Problem Solution Violence]
Period recreation is very difficult unless you make a black-and-white movie. Alan Parker
[ Black-And-White Difficult Make Movie Period Recreation Unless Very]
People make jokes about how black people are the first ones to be killed off. Sanaa Lathan
[ Black First How Jokes Killed Make Off Ones]
I thought our community should have a deep dialogue to make black America better. I believe if we make black America better, we make all of America better. Tavis Smiley
[ America Believe Better Black Community Deep Dialogue Make Our Should Thought]
If I go into a club now, all the blonde girls leave my corner and all the black girls come into my corner. It's as if I'm racist towards white girls! Boris Becker
[ Black Blonde Club Come Corner Girls Go Into Leave Now Towards White]
Sometimes I worked with just a background of a rock or a tree or black velvet, and just had to imagine the whole thing. Fay Wray
[ Background Black Had Imagine Just Rock Sometimes Thing Tree Velvet Whole Worked]
SST was formed to put out the first Black Flag record. Basically, there wasn't anyone else to do it. I felt that what I was doing with Black Flag was very worthwhile, and I wanted to get it out there. Greg Ginn
[ Anyone Basically Black Doing Else Felt First Flag Formed Get Out Put Record Very Wanted Worthwhile]
Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil Rights movement and to create an emotional, intellectual constituency. But what do you do after that? The black community doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them. Henry Hampton
[ After Attempt Black Civil Community Constituency Create Emotional Eyes Institutions Intellectual Moments Movement Pick Preserve Rights Story Such Tell Them Up]
I got out of the Army - in my world - I came to New York, for instance, when the civil rights movement was just beginning, and that created a certain energy, a certain rumble, a certain impetus for black actors. James Earl Jones
[ Actors Army Beginning Black Came Certain Civil Created Energy Got Impetus Instance Just Movement New Out Rights Rumble World York]
We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail, threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with the world's worst weapons. George W. Bush
[ Allow Blackmail Freedom-Loving Hold Hostage Leaders Nations Threaten Weapons World Worst]
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. Joseph Addison
[ Being Cherries Frankly Fruit Full Garden Give More Songs Than Their Them Value Very]
I just finished Meet Joe Black with Hopkins. Claire Forlani
[ Black Finished Hopkins Joe Just Meet]
I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book. Anne Rice
[ Amazed Before Began Book Curiosity Farm Madness Old Read Shop Utter]
Naturally we need black men to give this movie serious credibility. Walter Hill
[ Black Credibility Give Men Movie Naturally Need Serious]
I like to play blackjack. I'm not addicted to gambling. I'm addicted to sitting in a semi-circle. Mitch Hedberg
[ Addicted Blackjack Gambling Play Sitting]
That's how we do it in the black community; we give back to the people who made us who we are. We never forget that. Snoop Dogg
[ Back Black Community Forget Give How Made Never Us]
I do remember doing shows strictly in black and white, too, so you're right. Jim Henson
[ Black Doing Remember Right Shows Strictly Too White]
Too many whites still see blacks as a group apart. Constance Baker Motley
[ Apart Blacks Group Many See Still Too Whites]
And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Aspirations Black Book Deeper Folk Gives His Inner Insight Into Life Negro Souls Struggles Than]
Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything. Robert A. Heinlein Religion
[ Any Anything Black Cat Cellar Dark Help Midnight Never Persuade Searching Themselves Theologians Theology]
For a long time I was convinced that the conflict between Jewish people and black people in this country was a media event. Toni Morrison
[ Between Black Conflict Convinced Country Event Jewish Long Media Time]
But between sets I'd sneak over to the black places to hear blues musicians. It got to the point where I was making my living at white clubs and having my fun at the other places. Stevie Ray Vaughan
[ Between Black Blues Clubs Fun Got Having Hear Living Making Musicians Other Over Places Point Sets Sneak Where White]
The white men of the South had better make up their minds that the blacks will remain in the South just as long as corn will tassel and cotton will bloom into whiteness. Timothy Thomas Fortune
[ Better Blacks Bloom Corn Cotton Had Into Just Long Make Men Minds Remain South Their Up White Whiteness Will]
I wanted to learn how to paint rather than just doing black-and-white work. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Black-And-White Doing How Just Learn Paint Rather Than Wanted Work]
Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men. Gloria Steinem
[ Black Clearly Gone Knows Leadership Men Minority Other Races Undiscovered Women]
The tea baggers. The one thing they hate is when you call them racist. The other thing they hate is black people. But they won't say it. Bill Maher
[ Black Call Hate Other Say Tea Them Thing Won]
The aftermath of the war is what inspired us to write many of our plays. The whole reason for our writing Inherit the Wind was that we were appalled at the blacklisting. We were appalled at thought control. Jerome Lawrence
[ Aftermath Appalled Control Inherit Inspired Many Our Plays Reason Thought Us War Were Whole Wind Write Writing]
The sky seemed filled with diving planes and the black bursts of exploding antiaircraft shells. Dorie Miller
[ Black Bursts Diving Exploding Filled Planes Seemed Shells Sky]
If you bleed Black Label and you're going to be a man, you gotta get up there and do what you gotta do every day, relentless and as tired as you can be. Zakk Wylde
[ Black Bleed Day Every Get Going Gotta Label Man Relentless Tired Up]
As much as I transferred my mother to Elizabeth Shore of The Black Dahlia, as much as her dad mutated into an obsession with crime in general, well, I have thought about other things throughout the years. James Ellroy
[ Black Crime Dad Elizabeth General Her Into Mother Much Obsession Other Shore Things Thought Throughout Transferred Well Years]
Illinois has less than a 12 percent black population and I won with 55 percent of the vote. Carol Moseley Braun
[ Black Illinois Less Percent Population Than Vote Won]
I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Almost Been Black Blue Contacts Furniture Intimate Life Own Some Somewhere Spot Too]
After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that. Reggie Jackson
[ After Baseball Black History Important Jackie Jackson Mean Most Really Robinson]
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. Toni Morrison
[ Art Black Form Literature Rigorous Serious Sociology Taught Tolerance]
The other two things are... well, I had a huge appetite for old black and white movies on BBC 2. At the weekends they used to run matinees, and the more romantic the better. Ewan McGregor
[ Appetite Bbc Better Black Had Huge Matinees More Movies Old Other Romantic Run Things Two Used Weekends Well White]
Many of the master chefs in the South, both the upper South as well as the deep South, were blacks and many of those people came here to Washington, D.C., and opened up establishments. Very, very few of them have survived. But they certainly were very prominent. Ed Smith
[ Blacks Both Came Certainly Chefs Deep Establishments Few Here Many Master Opened Prominent South Survived Them Those Up Upper Very Washington Well Were]
That's why for Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society the colors are black and white. There are no gray issues. Life is black and it's white. There's no in-between. Zakk Wylde
[ Black Colors Gray In-Between Issues Label Life Society White Why]
I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood so I felt like I just didn't fit in. Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart, or whatever. Halle Berry
[ Black Else Everybody Felt Fit Good Growing Just Neighborhood Smart Up Whatever]
Nothing good bursts forth all at once. The lightning may dart out of a black cloud; but the day sends his bright heralds before him, to prepare the world for his coming. Augustus Hare
[ Before Black Bright Bursts Cloud Coming Dart Day Forth Good Heralds Him His Lightning May Nothing Once Out Prepare Sends World]
Any colour - so long as it's black. Henry Ford
[ Any Black Colour Long]
I think my wife saw a picture of the rock group Journey, and they're kind of aging, and the one guy had dyed blonde hair with black roots, and... my idea was to get a little earring, I wanted to have a dangling earring. Fred Willard
[ Aging Black Blonde Dyed Earring Get Group Guy Had Hair Idea Journey Kind Little Picture Rock Roots Saw Think Wanted Wife]
I suspect the psychological pressure associated with that crisis caused the first mental blackout I had ever suffered. It contributed to a deterioration in my health that later required the insertion of a heart pacemaker. Kamisese Mara
[ Associated Blackout Caused Contributed Crisis Deterioration Ever First Had Health Heart Later Mental Pressure Psychological Required Suffered Suspect]
But however long you may have continued in rebellion, and how ever black and long the catalog of your sins, yet if you will now turn to God by a sincere repentance, and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, you shall not be cast out. Archibald Alexander
[ Believe Black Cast Catalog Christ Continued Ever God How However Jesus Long Lord May Now Out Rebellion Repentance Shall Sincere Sins Turn Will Yet Your]
You have to look at the fact that Hip Hop is under attack. It's not just Hip Hop but Black people, Latino people and all people are under attack for different things. Afrika Bambaataa
[ Attack Black Different Fact Hip Hop Just Latino Look Things Under]
The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution... none other. H. Rap Brown
[ Black Country None Only Other Politics Relevant Revolution Today]
I don't think President Obama has been that revolutionary in reaching out to ethnic communities. President Reagan did a lot for the black community that people don't realize. Terrence Howard
[ Been Black Communities Community Did Ethnic Lot Obama Obama Out President Reaching Reagan Realize Revolutionary Think]
They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black. John Selden
[ Against Am Black Colors Into Oftentimes Run Side Superstition Superstitious Then Wear Wearing Wrong]
How long must the American community afford special treatment to blacks? Constance Baker Motley
[ Afford American Blacks Community How Long Must Special Treatment]
One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid, because it was so different from all the others. I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston. I have always been keen on dancing. Sarah Sutton
[ Always Because Been Black Charleston Dancing Different Enjoyed Especially Favorite Keen Others Stories]
Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we weren't able to get a record out through conventional means, so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans. Joan Jett
[ Able Band Being Company Conventional Create Fact Fans Get Give Had Means Old Our Out Power Put Record Records Represents Staying Their Through Wanted Weren Years]
Perchance the chemist is already damned and the guardian the blackest. Lewis Gilbert
[ Already Blackest Chemist Damned Guardian Perchance]
In the beginning it was all black and white. Maureen O'Hara
[ Beginning Black White]
I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish. Michael Jordan
[ Black Everybody Person Realize Viewed Wish]
As I've said repeatedly, Republicans are very good at describing things in black and white; Democrats are very good at describing the 11 shades of gray. Joseph C. Wilson
[ Black Democrats Describing Good Gray Repeatedly Republicans Said Shades Things Very White]
So, rap has that quality, for youth anyway; it's a kind of blues element. It's physical, almost gymnastic. It speaks to you organically. Rap grows out of what young people really are today, not only black youth, but white - everybody. Archie Shepp
[ Almost Anyway Black Blues Element Everybody Grows Kind Only Organically Out Physical Quality Rap Really Speaks Today White Young Youth]
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
[ Angel Black Devil Hell Hot Love Pure Sweet]
We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri. Meriwether Lewis
[ Also Been Black Canadian Descended Engage Enough Fortunate Frenchmen Had Indians Last Little Missouri Mountains Our Service Summer Thence Were]
I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice in every area of my life. Curt Flood
[ Also Area Black Change Every Injustice Life Made More Recent Say Sensitive Think Years Yes]
Kids today don't watch a black and white movie. Robert Englund
[ Black Kids Movie Today Watch White]
So it was out of necessity that Blackheart was born. I think it's great that now, 25 years later, we're not only putting out our own music, but are able to put out music by other bands. That's really exciting for us. Joan Jett
[ Able Bands Born Exciting Great Later Music Necessity Now Only Other Our Out Own Put Putting Really Think Us Years]
However painful it may be for me to accept this conclusion, I am obliged to state it: for the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white. Frantz Fanon
[ Accept Am Black Conclusion Destiny However Man May Obliged Only Painful State White]
There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots. Stephen Carter
[ Any Biological Black Blackness Claim Conservatives Forgotten Lack Neoconservatives Oh Other Roots Skin Than Their]
There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles. Van Morrison
[ Black-And-White Highs Life Lows Part Situation]
Don't let anyone call you a minority if you're black or Hispanic or belong to some other ethnic group. You're not less than anybody else. Gwendolyn Brooks
[ Anybody Anyone Belong Black Call Else Ethnic Group Hispanic Less Minority Other Some Than]
I'm not that interested in fashion... When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life. Bruce Oldfield
[ Black Fashion Get Interested Just Life New Says Season Someone Tell Them Want]
Black people were very angry with me for writing the book. A lot of people didn't believe me, or didn't want to believe me, and that used to really bother me. It was a very painful and difficult time. LaToya Jackson
[ Angry Believe Black Book Bother Difficult Lot Painful Really Time Used Very Want Were Writing]
The people who couldn't get out of New Orleans to escape the storm were predominantly Black. Charles Rangel
[ Black Escape Get New Orleans Out Predominantly Storm Were]
There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else. Audre Lorde
[ Always Asking Because Black Dismiss Dyke Else Etc Everything Key Mother Need Piece Someone Teacher Want Whether Woman Yourself]
It would be a tragic mistake for us out here to imagine that Bush represents the hearts and the minds of the majority of your countrymen. Many of your black and other compatriots must be just as anguished as we are. Breyten Breytenbach
[ Anguished Black Bush Compatriots Countrymen Hearts Here Imagine Just Majority Many Minds Mistake Must Other Out Represents Tragic Us Would Your]
Because I'm a young black man driving a really nice, expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I'm rolling through a ghetto neighbourhood. Coolio
[ Because Black Car Driving Expensive Get Ghetto Harassed Man Neighbourhood Nice Really Rolling Sometimes Through Young]
It's better to be black than gay because when you're black you don't have to tell your mother. Charles Pierce
[ Because Better Black Gay Mother Tell Than Your]
Sometimes in the black culture, being raised as an independent woman is misconstrued as someone who doesn't need a man. I think that's wrong. I think we all need someone. Boris Kodjoe
[ Being Black Culture Independent Man Need Raised Someone Sometimes Think Woman Wrong]
Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black. Shirley Chisholm
[ Being Black Female Handicaps Many More Obstacles Path Put Than Two]
Many of my friends were blacklisted. America should be ashamed of it forever. Richard Widmark
[ America Ashamed Blacklisted Forever Friends Many Should Were]
It takes ground activity to stimulate that Black vote. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ Activity Black Ground Stimulate Takes Vote]
One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves. Diane Wakoski
[ Black Books Bookshelves Claim Every Exist Go Guess Keep Libraries Long Numbers Place Press Print Publisher Respectable Sell Sparrow True Very Will Wonderful]
But, I understand that Black Comb and Whistler are supposed to be great for snowboarding. So I am looking forward to going there someday soon. Bridget Hall
[ Am Black Comb Forward Going Great Looking Snowboarding Someday Soon Supposed Understand Whistler]
Rap actually comes out of punk rock, not black music. Stanley Crouch
[ Actually Black Comes Music Out Punk Rap Rock]
The second album of Black Mages is currently in the process of recording and the basic tracks have already been completed. Hopefully sometime in the future we will be able to have a concert. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Able Album Already Basic Been Black Completed Concert Currently Future Hopefully Process Recording Second Sometime Tracks Will]
I know how hard it is to be a woman, especially a black woman. Mike Tyson
[ Black Especially Hard How Know Woman]
We're trying to have the band create something beautiful that hopefully one day, 20 years from now, can be picked up by a kid and hopefully have the same effect that Neil Young had on me, or Led Zeppelin or Black Sabbath. Ville Valo
[ Band Beautiful Black Create Day Effect Had Hopefully Kid Led Neil Now Picked Sabbath Same Something Trying Up Years Young Zeppelin]
It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice. Deng Xiaoping
[ Black Cat Catches Long Matter Mice White]
I'm really busted up over this and I'm very, very sorry to those people in the audience, the blacks, the Hispanics, whites - everyone that was there that took the brunt of that anger and hate and rage and how it came through. Michael Richards
[ Anger Audience Blacks Brunt Busted Came Everyone Hate Hispanics How Over Rage Really Sorry Those Through Took Up Very Whites]
My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks. Aisha Tyler
[ Black Celery Clothes Cool Giant Kid None Parents Sandwich School Show Sticks Up Vegetarians Were]
There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party. Pete du Pont
[ America Between Big Black Civil Class Conservative Gulf Leadership Many Members Middle Minorities Party Persuaded Republican Rights Those Very]
We knew then what we know now; only exemplary blacks are acceptable. Constance Baker Motley
[ Acceptable Blacks Exemplary Knew Know Now Only Then]
A major problem for Black women, and all people of color, when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism, is our profound scepticism that white people can actually be oppressed. Barbara Smith
[ Actually Anti-Semitism Black Challenged Color Major Oppose Oppressed Our Problem Profound Scepticism White Women]
On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Bones Countless Dawn Died Down Hesitation Lay Lie Millions Plains Rest Resting Victory]
You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. Harrison Ford Age
[ After Black Book Getting Know Names Old Them Your]
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies. Alfred Lord Tennyson
[ Blackest Ever Half Lie Lies Truth Which]
Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting things because I grew up black in this country. Kevin Eubanks
[ Because Black Country Got Grew Into Lulled Sometimes Things Up Wanting Wonder]
Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks. Paul Gillmor
[ Among Bill Blackout Controlling Costs Creation Efficiency Enacting Energy Estimated Fertilizer Gas Half Important Increased Jobs Many Million Natural New Oil Prices Production Protection Provisions]
My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the '60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family. Lisa Bonet
[ Apart Back Black Brave Come Decided Family Fell Had Her Lost Man Marriage Marry Mother She Whole Woman]
The American Race is marked by a brown complexion; long, black, lank hair; and deficient beard. Samuel George Morton
[ American Beard Black Brown Complexion Deficient Hair Long Marked Race]
I have been dealing with back problems since 1995 when I was with the Blackhawks, and I've only missed part of one season because of it. That was last season in Toronto. Ed Belfour
[ Back Because Been Dealing Last Missed Only Part Problems Season Since Toronto]
The Minutemen were seen as more of an art thing than Black Flag, although I didn't see them that way. It confused people when we put out Saccharine Trust, too. Greg Ginn
[ Although Art Black Confused Flag More Out Put See Seen Than Them Thing Too Trust Way Were]
Any effects created before 1975 were done with either tape or echo chambers or some kind of acoustic treatment. No magic black boxes! Alan Parsons
[ Acoustic Any Before Black Boxes Chambers Created Done Echo Effects Either Kind Magic Some Tape Treatment Were]
Black people don't even question things any more, they simply follow the lead. Tim Reid
[ Any Black Even Follow Lead More Question Simply Things]
It comes down to this: black people were stripped of our identities when we were brought here, and it's been a quest since then to define who we are. Spike Lee
[ Been Black Brought Comes Define Down Here Identities Our Quest Since Stripped Then Were]
If you ain't got your black hat, there ain't no use in filling out an application. Greg Moore
[ Application Black Filling Got Hat Out Use Your]
My first film goes into production in October. It's called White Boy Shuffle and it's based on a novel about a young black kid and it's sort of reminiscent of Catcher in the Rye. Ryan Phillippe
[ Based Black Boy Called Catcher Film First Goes Into Kid Novel October Production Reminiscent Rye Shuffle Sort White Young]
And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow. Peter Tosh
[ Am Ask Black Born Church Inequity Love Main Makes Say Shall Shamed Sick Sin Sing Snow Songs Than Used Wash Why]
You are young, gifted, and Black. We must begin to tell our young, There's a world waiting for you, Yours is the quest that's just begun. James Weldon Johnson
[ Begin Begun Black Gifted Just Must Our Quest Tell Waiting World Young Yours]
The black groups that boycott certain films would do better to get the money together to make the films they want to see, or stay in church and leave us to our work. Richard Pryor
[ Better Black Boycott Certain Church Films Get Groups Leave Make Money Our See Stay Together Us Want Work Would]
Black people have always been used as a buffer in this country between powers to prevent class war. Toni Morrison
[ Always Been Between Black Buffer Class Country Powers Prevent Used War]
Legitimate revolution must be led by, made by those who have been most oppressed: black, brown, yellow, red, and white women-with men relating to that the best they can. Robin Morgan
[ Been Best Black Brown Led Legitimate Made Men Most Must Oppressed Red Relating Revolution Those White Yellow]
When you are on stage, you don't see faces. The lights are in your eyes and you see just this black void out in front of you. And yet you know there is life out there, and you have to get your message across. Suzanne Farrell
[ Across Black Eyes Faces Front Get Just Know Life Lights Message Out See Stage Void Yet Your]
The black situation has changed. They finally realized they're Americans. Leslie Fiedler
[ Americans Black Changed Finally Realized Situation]
I think black Americans expect too much from individual black Americans in terms of changing the status quo. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
[ Americans Black Changing Expect Individual Much Quo Status Terms Think Too]
The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity. David O. McKay
[ Banish Bigotry Blackness Cannot Darkness Dispel Hatred Hearts Humanity Malice Night Rising Selfishness Sun]
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death. Elijah Cummings
[ American Beyond Black Carry Citizens Civil Death Democratic Failings Journey Rights Risked These Unemployment Violence Workers]
A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener's black books, and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France. Philip Gibbs
[ Appeared Arrest Been Black Books France Friend Given Had Next Office Orders Time War Warned]
Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school. Michael N. Castle
[ After Attracted Black College Colleges Delaware Environment Going High Historical Natural Next Raised School State Step Students Typically Universities Were Where]
They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West. One thing we all got in common is your color, which is Black and Latino, which is our family. Afrika Bambaataa
[ Between Black Color Common East Family Friction Going Got Keeping Latino Our Thing West Which Your]
In the early days I had a very black-and-white view of everything. Cat Stevens
[ Black-And-White Days Early Everything Had Very View]
I don't see a white woman. I see a black woman, even though my mother is white. Knowing that has made my life easier, I think. Halle Berry
[ Black Easier Even Knowing Life Made Mother See Think Though White Woman]
NBC was trying to convert all of their local programming to color right away to encourage the sale of the sets, so I barely remember working in black and white, although I do know that I did do it, but there was not a major difference, though. Jim Henson
[ Although Away Barely Black Color Convert Did Difference Encourage Know Local Major Nbc Programming Remember Right Sale Sets Their Though Trying White Working]
Disco does work better with black artists or players. They just feel it more. Giorgio Moroder
[ Artists Better Black Disco Does Feel Just More Players Work]
Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all. Bob Marley
[ Ambition Black Chinese Everyone Happen Know Live Mankind Only Really See Thing Together White]
Black history is American history. Morgan Freeman
[ American Black History]
Of the female black authors, I really like Morrison's early books a lot. But she's really become so much a clone of Faulkner. He did it better. Leslie Fiedler
[ Authors Become Better Black Books Clone Did Early Faulkner Female Lot Morrison Much Really She]
They have what you call a black night where they have black people come in for just one night only to watch comedy, and you get all your local drug dealers, thugs, prostitutes, all of them come in, sit down, and listen to you tell jokes. They the hardest people to make laugh. Mike Epps
[ Black Call Come Comedy Dealers Down Get Hardest Jokes Just Laugh Listen Local Make Night Only Sit Tell Them Thugs Watch Where Your]
Black frost. The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter. Your stars cluster in evil signs. Georg Trakl
[ Air Bitter Black Cluster Evil Frost Ground Hard Signs Stars Tastes Your]
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness. Marcus Garvey
[ Badge Black Glorious Greatness National Rather Shame Skin Symbol]
There are those who believe Black people possess the secret of joy and that it is this that will sustain them through any spiritual or moral or physical devastation. Alice Walker
[ Any Believe Black Devastation Joy Moral Physical Possess Secret Spiritual Sustain Them Those Through Will]
The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions. James A. Baldwin
[ Accept Black Definitions Man Power Refuses Threatened Whenever White World]
Black Sabbath was written on bass: I just walked into the studio and went, bah, bah, bah, and everybody joined in and we just did it. Geezer Butler
[ Bah Bass Black Did Everybody Into Joined Just Sabbath Studio Walked Went Written]
I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all. Rowan Atkinson
[ Came Character Opportunity Qualms Return Up Would]
There's a great deal of disturbance in this country and how black feel about what happened in Katrina, and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there. Michael Richards
[ Black Comics Country Deal Disturbance Feel Great Happened How Katrina Know Las Many Money New Orleans Performers Raise Trying Vegas]
There are but two places where all go after death, white and black, rich and poor; those places are Heaven and Hell. Heaven is a place made for those, who are born again, and who love God, and it is a place where they will be happy for ever. Jupiter Hammon
[ After Again Black Born Death Ever Go God Happy Heaven Hell Love Made Place Places Poor Rich Those Two Where White Will]
I'm sure that you could go back and make a graph showing that all the killings of black males increased in times of economic difficulty. As a matter of fact, a black man was lynched last year. Ishmael Reed
[ Back Black Could Difficulty Economic Fact Go Graph Increased Killings Last Lynched Make Males Man Matter Showing Sure Times Year]
I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control. Claude Chabrol
[ Black Color Colors Control Easier Film Films Inside Making Much Natural Prefer Shooting Studio Surroundings Where White]
My administration will tackle these issues in consultation with the black communities of London. Kenneth Robert Livingstone
[ Administration Black Communities Consultation Issues London Tackle These Will]
If we became students of Malcolm X, we would not have young black men out there killing each other like they're killing each other now. Young black men would not be impregnating young black women at the rate going on now. We'd not have the drugs we have now, or the alcoholism. Spike Lee
[ Alcoholism Became Black Each Going Killing Malcolm Men Now Other Out Rate Students Women Would Young]
Audiences in London called me the girl with the black cherry eyes. Maureen O'Hara
[ Audiences Black Called Cherry Eyes Girl London]
I like Jailhouse Rock and Love Me Tender. The black-and-white films. With music, I tend more toward the '70s stuff because I was at the shows for those, so they bring back memories. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Back Because Black-And-White Bring Films Jailhouse Love Memories More Music Rock Shows Stuff Tend Tender Those Toward]
Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate. Vince Lombardi
[ Black Board Coaches Dime Dozen Get Inside Motivate Ones Outline Player Plays Their Win]
Too many people, because they were white and poor, black and rich, or just plain busy with something other than politics, have felt they had no voice in our government. Mark Sanford
[ Because Black Busy Felt Government Had Just Many Other Our Plain Politics Poor Rich Something Than Too Voice Were White]
The dream was not to put one black family in the White house, the dream was to make everything equal in everybody's house. Al Sharpton
[ Black Dream Equal Everybody Everything Family House Make Put White]
Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white. William Blake
[ Bible Black Both Day Night Read Thou Where White]
I still think the best metal bands have a blues feel. The first Black Sabbath album is kind of a bludgeoning of blues. Deep Purple also started out as a blues band. Greg Ginn
[ Album Also Band Bands Best Black Bludgeoning Blues Deep Feel First Kind Metal Out Purple Sabbath Started Still Think]
When I was 24 I went to Nigeria and it was such a culture shock, growing up in Australia and suddenly being the only white man in this unit full of black men. Bruce Beresford
[ Australia Being Black Culture Full Growing Man Men Nigeria Only Shock Such Suddenly Unit Up Went White]
So when you enjoy the beats, the rock music - maybe even toned down with an orchestra - you are enjoying the spirit of the black race. And that's what I emphasize to the students. Warren Jeffs
[ Beats Black Down Emphasize Enjoy Enjoying Even Maybe Music Orchestra Race Rock Spirit Students Toned]
A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you, be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much. Chuck D.
[ Accepted Aim Always Black Even Everyone Folks Insecurities Look Looking Lot Love Much Places Please Rap Somebody Through Times Too Transmitted Trying Wrong]
There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy? Will Smith
[ Black Come Doing Father Fatherhood Friends Got How Imagery Kids Much Negative Right Their Thing Tons]
There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry. Robert Hass
[ Afternoons Blackberry Body Continuing Days Evenings Flesh Good Moments Saying Such Tenderness Those Words]
I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild. Iggy Pop
[ Get More Music Nails Offensive Sound Wild]
Years ago I wanted to buy an apartment in New York City. I was a single female - I had gone through my divorce - I had three children, I was in show business and black. It was, like, impossible. Diana Ross
[ Ago Apartment Black Business Buy Children City Divorce Female Gone Had Impossible New Show Single Three Through Wanted Years York]
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]
Could I pass a week in the insane ward at Blackwell's Island? I said I could and I would. And I did. Nellie Bly
[ Blackwell Could Did Insane Island Pass Said Ward Week Would]
I maintain that every civil rights bill in this country was passed for white people, not for black people. Stokely Carmichael
[ Bill Black Civil Country Every Maintain Passed Rights White]
I also know that while I am black I am a human being, and therefore I have the right to go into any public place. White people didn't know that.Every time I tried to go into a place they stopped me. Stokely Carmichael
[ Also Am Any Being Black Every Go Human Into Know Place Public Right Stopped Therefore Time Tried While White]
Any film I do is not going to change the way black women have been portrayed, or black people have been portrayed, in cinema since the days of D.W. Griffith. Spike Lee
[ Any Been Black Change Cinema Days Film Going Portrayed Since Way Women]
My Soul to Keep is the ultimate love story with a black man and a black woman. I call it the ultimate love story. It's about an immortal. We're shooting for this Fall and that's been a six year development right there. Blair Underwood
[ Been Black Call Development Fall Immortal Keep Love Man Right Shooting Six Soul Story Ultimate Woman Year]
No one really gets rich doing this. A couple people do, Black Sabbath does. We don't sell any records anymore. Thurston Moore
[ Any Anymore Black Couple Does Doing Gets Really Records Rich Sabbath Sell]
Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky. Bram Stoker
[ Act Against Became Black Broken Came Castle Conscious Driver Fact Horses Light Line Pulling Ray Ruined Showed Sky Suddenly Tall Up Vast Whose Windows]
I'm the blackest villain of all time. Ian McDiarmid
[ Blackest Time Villain]
Michael Jackson wanted to be in Men in Black II. He told me he had seen the first Men in Black in Paris and had stayed behind and sat there and wept. I had to explain to him that it was a comedy. Barry Sonnenfeld
[ Behind Black Comedy Explain First Had Him Ii Jackson Men Michael Paris Sat Seen Stayed Told Wanted Wept]
One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto. Stokely Carmichael
[ Against Been Black Could Ghetto Growing Militancy National Now Organization Racism Speak Struggle Tragedies Up Urban Which Young]
For generations, even many otherwise decent white Southerners learned to despise black people. Linda Chavez
[ Black Decent Despise Even Generations Learned Many Otherwise Southerners White]
I was the only Black person on the set. It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people. Sidney Poitier
[ Black Circumstance Every Made Million Move Only Person Representation Set Tantamount Unusual Which]
Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing. Morris Chestnut
[ Across Actors Black Board Cross Directing Filmmakers Films Given Into Make New Opportunity Over Showtime Want Well White Young]
One of the greatest gifts of Black feminism to ourselves has been to make it a little easier simply to be Black and female. Barbara Smith
[ Been Black Easier Female Feminism Gifts Greatest Little Make Ourselves Simply]
In the early days, we just wore black onstage. Very bold, my dear. Then we introduced white, for variety, and it simply grew and grew. Freddie Mercury
[ Black Bold Days Dear Early Grew Introduced Just Onstage Simply Then Variety Very White Wore]
I'm here because I stand on many, many shoulders, and that's true of every black person I know who has achieved. Vernon Jordan
[ Achieved Because Black Every Here Know Many Person Shoulders Stand True]
I think every group of black guys should have at least one white guy in it. Dave Chappelle
[ Black Every Group Guy Guys Least Should Think White]
The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around. Johnnetta Betsch Cole
[ Around Black Expense Men Myth Oldest Profiting Rap Women]
I don't look as handsome in Men in Black 2 as I did in the first one. Tony Shalhoub
[ Black Did First Handsome Look Men]
My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There's some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious. Harrison Ford
[ Because Character Eminem Kids Know Listen Make Meant Much Nothing Rap Some Very]
You know what black hatred women feel toward me as soon as they see me, until I return inside my shell, they use every possible weapon. As soon as a generous man tries to help me out, a woman is here to hold his arm and prevent him from acting. Camille Claudel
[ Acting Arm Black Every Feel Generous Hatred Help Here Him His Hold Inside Know Man Out Possible Prevent Return See Shell Soon Toward Tries Until Use Weapon Woman Women]
There's no doubt that Mexican men and women full of dignity, willpower and a capacity for work are doing the work that not even blacks want to do in the United States. Vicente Fox
[ Blacks Capacity Dignity Doing Doubt Even Full Men Mexican States United Want Willpower Women Work]
The Almighty has fixed the distinction of the races; the Almighty has made the black man inferior, and sir, by no legislation, by no partisan success, by no revolution, by no military power, can you wipe out this distinction. Fernando Wood
[ Almighty Black Distinction Fixed Inferior Legislation Made Man Military Out Partisan Power Races Revolution Sir Success Wipe]
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts blacks in the top ten percent of students, but at MIT this puts them in the bottom ten percent of the class. Thomas Sowell
[ Accepts Blacks Bottom Class Institute Massachusetts Mit Percent Puts Students Technology Ten Them Top]
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]
But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black person and a White person loving each other in a racist society. Audre Lorde
[ Black Bored Each Get Hand Loving Many Other Person Racism Recognize Said Society Still Things Too White]
Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North. Andrew Johnson
[ Black Exists North Slavery South White]
I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing. Ray Charles
[ Being Black Blind Did Doing Myself Poor Society]
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other. Audre Lorde
[ Because Becomes Been Black Consciously Each Habit How Love Native Other Stolen Study Tender Until Us Women]
Hip-Hop isn't just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can't just call Hip-Hop a trend! Lauryn Hill
[ Also Blacks Call Hip-Hop Just Movement Music Spiritual Trend]
There's a lot of Americans, black and white, who think that we've arrived where we need to be and nothing else needs to be done and affirmative action needs to be dismantled. Spike Lee
[ Action Affirmative Americans Arrived Black Dismantled Done Else Lot Need Needs Nothing Think Where White]
I support any procedure that allows photographers to express themselves, whether that involves color, black and white, platinum, palladium and digital technology. John Sexton
[ Allows Any Black Color Digital Express Involves Palladium Photographers Platinum Procedure Support Technology Themselves Whether White]
My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by, 'So... you're black.' Al Roker
[ Black College First Followed Greeted Shocked Silence]
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul. Emma Goldman
[ Black Blood Body Cause Dared Her His History Instance Man Men Progress Right Soul Unpopular Woman Women Written]
I always give the example, if you turn on the radio today, black radio, Lenny Kravitz is not black. Bob Marley wasn't black: in the beginning, only white college stations played Bob Marley. Spike Lee
[ Always Beginning Black Bob College Example Give Lenny Marley Only Played Radio Stations Today Turn White]
I love to unwind and watch movies, especially those from the classic black-and-white era. Fred Savage
[ Black-And-White Classic Era Especially Love Movies Those Unwind Watch]
I also wanted to do something that I hadn't really seen in almost any black novels, which was a complex love story in which both people were extremely intelligent and talented and understood a lot of things and were still at odds getting it together. Stanley Crouch
[ Almost Also Any Black Both Complex Extremely Getting Hadn Intelligent Lot Love Novels Odds Really Seen Something Still Story Talented Things Together Understood Wanted Were Which]
In all my novels, I deal with the many problems and prejudices which exist for Black people in Britain today. Buchi Emecheta
[ Black Britain Deal Exist Many Novels Prejudices Problems Today Which]
Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in - for instance, the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great - throughout the day, we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available. Thomas Keller
[ Adapt Also Available Bass Black Calls Coming Day Depending Fax Fish Great How Instance Judgment Make Man Product Progresses Say Then Throughout Us Will]
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. Richard M. Nixon Music
[ Beautiful Black Make Music Must Notes Play Together Want White]
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail. Jean Cocteau
[ Art Blackmail Emotion Obtained Only Resulting Sentimental Value Work]
In Darwin's time all of biology was a black box: not only the cell, or the eye, or digestion, or immunity, but every biological structure and function because, ultimately, no one could explain how biological processes occurred. Michael Behe
[ Because Biological Biology Black Box Cell Could Darwin Digestion Every Explain Eye Function How Immunity Occurred Only Processes Structure Time Ultimately]
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]
Newman's second law: Just when things look darkest, they go black. Paul Newman
[ Black Darkest Go Just Law Look Newman Second Things]
They put chains on me; they chained my waist, my legs. Put me in the back of a squad car, and I literally blacked out. I didn't even - there's whole pieces missing. Jim Bakker
[ Back Car Chained Chains Even Legs Literally Missing Out Pieces Put Squad Waist Whole]
I asked him if he ever hung out with black guys in high school and he said, 'Well, no. They always had these angry looks on their faces. Who wouldn't look ticked off having to deal with nitwits like him? Al Roker
[ Always Angry Asked Black Deal Ever Faces Guys Had Having High Him Hung Look Looks Off Out Said School Their These Ticked Well]
There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still. Goldwin Smith
[ Black Country England Famine Find Machines Manufacturing Markets Multitudes Must Still Their Uglier Ugly Work Would]
No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That's a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything. Toni Morrison
[ Black Ever Everything Find Found Happens Minute Moment Out Profound Revelation Something Talks Were White]
I grew up around hip-hop so I didn't think it was about being cool or being black or being white or whatever. Chad Hugo
[ Around Being Black Cool Grew Hip-Hop Think Up Whatever White]
Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence. None of those things can take place without the complicity of the people who run the schools and the city. Toni Morrison
[ Amount Black City Complicity Enormous None Place Run Schools Take Things Those Victims Violence Without]
Who's the new Ramones, who's the new Guns 'N Roses, who's the new Motley Crue, who's the new Black Sabbath? They're coming, they're on the street, they're 16, 17 years old. Nikki Sixx
[ Black Coming Crue Guns Motley New Old Ramones Roses Sabbath Street Years]
One thing that's coming up a lot is: are you as grumpy as you appear from this Black Books thing. Dylan Moran
[ Appear Black Books Coming Grumpy Lot Thing Up]
They allow us to disrespect our Black woman. A lot of these things would be considered criminal if it were to be carried out in the streets. That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies. Afrika Bambaataa
[ After Allow Black Buy Carried Considered Copy Criminal Disrespect Lot Movies Our Out Rent Streets Tell These Things Us Were Woman Would Your]
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
[ After Black Coffee Communication Good Hard Just Sleep Stimulating]
In my third novel there is an actual black hole that swallows everything you love. Jonathan Lethem
[ Actual Black Everything Hole Love Novel Swallows Third]
I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should lead us to understand better the ordinary quantum field theories or to have new insights about the quantum states of black holes. Edward Witten
[ Better Black Field Holes Insights Lead New Ordinary Quantum Should States Theories Theory Thought Understand Us Wrong]
Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism. Audre Lorde
[ Any Black Circles Condemned Destructive Imposed Literary Outside Pale Quality Racism Silences Step Supposed Total Whatever Write Writers]
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. Toni Morrison
[ Always Assumed Because Black Children Feminist Had Homes Manage Merged Rear Surrounded Those Tough Two Very Were Women Words Work]
Basically there is no difference between whites and blacks, browns and yellows. I decided to think no more of people as Northerners and Southerners. Ethel Waters
[ Basically Between Blacks Browns Decided Difference More Southerners Think Whites]
The day of the wedding went like these things generally do, full of anxious moments interspersed with black comedy. Janet Street-Porter
[ Anxious Black Comedy Day Full Generally Moments These Things Wedding Went]
I just don't think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it's dark, accentuate the darkness. David Bromstad
[ Accentuate Any Black Ceiling Color Dark Darkness Dramatic Just Lamps Make Paint Put Rules Small Something Space Think Windows]
I'm for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people. Richard Pryor
[ Black Female Gay Human Just Lib Liberation]
In black Africa, one does not strike, one does not express, one walks right. Yannick Noah
[ Africa Black Does Express Right Strike Walks]
Long for me as I for you, forgetting, what will be inevitable, the long black aftermath of pain. Malcolm Lowry
[ Aftermath Black Forgetting Inevitable Long Pain Will]
So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter. Zora Neale Hurston
[ Black Brother Courage Endures Laughter Offers Source States These United]
I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness. Ossie Davis
[ Beauty Being Black Cup Find Gladness Joy Secret Strength Thing]
One puts on black robes to scare the hell out of white people, while the other puts on white robes to scare the hell out of blacks. Mo Udall
[ Black Blacks Hell Other Out Puts Robes Scare While White]
Every day of my life I walk with the idea that I am black, no matter how successful I am. And our success is tempered by that; you're successful in this way given the fact you are black, and most blacks don't get to that point. Danny Glover
[ Am Black Blacks Day Every Fact Get Given How Idea Life Matter Most Our Point Success Successful Tempered Walk Way]
I always enjoyed playing ball, and it didn't matter to me whether I played with white kids or black. I never understood why an issue was made of who I played with, and I never felt comfortable, when I grew up, telling other people how to act. Willie Mays
[ Act Always Ball Black Comfortable Enjoyed Felt Grew How Issue Kids Made Matter Never Other Played Playing Telling Understood Up Whether White Why]
Better have a black face than be worried about black deeds. Robert N. Lee
[ Better Black Deeds Face Than Worried]
When I go in to see people - and I sell an occasional ad now - I never say, 'Help me because I am black' or 'Help me because I am a minority.' I always talk about what we can do for them. John H. Johnson
[ Ad Always Am Because Black Go Help Minority Never Now Occasional Say See Sell Talk Them]
We need to take responsibility and educate people. That's why black folks don't like me. I always say it's our responsibility to make safe neighborhoods. It's our job to get them cleaned up. Charles Evers
[ Always Black Cleaned Educate Folks Get Job Make Need Neighborhoods Our Responsibility Safe Say Take Them Up Why]
In fact, this is a blackmail of the terrorists at the expense of the suffering of the hostages. Alberto Fujimori
[ Blackmail Expense Fact Hostages Suffering Terrorists]
In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns. Jeremiah Wright
[ After America Away Black Call Came Century Color Concerns Disappeared Faded Gone Got Great Had Ignoring Into Just Kept Merry Realize Wake-Up Way West Western White Woodwork World]
The world is not black and white. More like black and grey. Graham Greene
[ Black Grey More White World]
It was necessary, as a black historian, to have a personal agenda. John Hope Franklin
[ Agenda Black Historian Necessary Personal]
Black power can be clearly defined for those who do not attach the fears of white America to their questions about it. Stokely Carmichael
[ America Attach Black Clearly Defined Fears Power Questions Their Those White]
We never considered ourselves to be a good band or anything, we just thought we were playing for fun and we wanted to play music that sounded like Black Sabbath or Soundgarden or the music we were into at that time. Daniel Johns
[ Anything Band Black Considered Fun Good Into Just Music Never Ourselves Play Playing Sabbath Sounded Soundgarden Thought Time Wanted Were]
My daughter teases me once in a while saying, Remember when you used to be my mother and you had black hair? Loni Anderson
[ Black Daughter Had Hair Mother Once Remember Saying Teases Used While]
There's nothing worse, I guess, than being black in an all-white church or being southern and being a liberal. Lee Hazlewood
[ Being Black Church Guess Liberal Nothing Southern Than Worse]
Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today. After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing. Annette Funicello
[ After Black-And-White Days Experience Found Images Listening Radio Same Television Those Today Watching Years]
Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word. Laurence Olivier
[ Add Ago Black Disappointment Golden Living Love Sacrifice Said Some Storms Strife Sunsets Think Time Today Torment Word Would]
I have reached a state in life where I can buy a whole house full of chairs and can bump into them until they are black and blue. Mercedes McCambridge
[ Black Blue Bump Buy Chairs Full House Into Life Reached State Them Until Where Whole]
It took about six years to get the Black Lung stuff. It didn't come just instantly. Sometimes, I see lobby groups, today, upset because they work the whole session and nothing happens. Richard Grimes
[ Because Black Come Get Groups Happens Instantly Just Lobby Lung Nothing See Session Six Sometimes Stuff Today Took Upset Whole Work Years]
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]
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up. Muhammad Ali
[ Beat Black Boxing Each Lot Men Other Two Up Watching White]
Being black is not a matter of pigmentation - being black is a reflection of a mental attitude. Steven Biko
[ Attitude Being Black Matter Mental Pigmentation Reflection]
When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society, particularly blacks, it's at the bottom. It's the people who are in school systems that don't educate, neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime, drugs, the whole bit. Clarence Thomas
[ Among Bit Blacks Bottom Crime Educate Look Lot Minorities Neighborhoods Our Particularly Problems Real School Society Systems Where Whole]
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]
Most of today's black convicts have come to understand that they are the most abused victims of an unrighteous order. George Jackson
[ Abused Black Come Most Order Today Understand Victims]
Arguably, Blackburn have got the best forward line in the Premiership. There's no denying that. Mark Lawrenson
[ Arguably Best Denying Forward Got Line Premiership]
There is no one right now in my judgment that can unite the Black electorate in such a way to present our agenda to a nominee to have them forthrightly address our concerns. Louis Farrakhan
[ Address Agenda Black Concerns Electorate Forthrightly Judgment Nominee Now Our Present Right Such Them Unite Way]
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after. Wallace Stevens
[ After Beauty Just Know Prefer Which Whistling]
One thing I congratulate everyone on is the great explosion which has occurred in Washington's Black House and the very important scandal which has gripped leaders of America. Ayatollah Khomeini
[ America Black Congratulate Everyone Explosion Great Gripped House Important Leaders Occurred Scandal Thing Very Washington Which]
I like a very dark house, just black. I sit there and just think. Once I'm still and quiet inside, I'll begin. It's very personal; it has to be. One song may be Bach, the next blues, a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece. Bobby McFerrin
[ Bach Begin Black Blues Dark House Inside Jazz Just May Next Nursery Once Personal Piece Quiet Rhyme Sit Song Still Think Tv Very]
A lot of black people believe that Jews in this country have become white. They behave like white people rather than Jewish people. Toni Morrison
[ Become Behave Believe Black Country Jewish Jews Lot Rather Than White]
I'm black, and black don't crack. It does droop. Aisha Tyler
[ Black Crack Does Droop]
I'd like to do more Shakespeare. I'd like to do Iago in Othello. I look so benign. It would be interesting to see that black evil come out of my soul. Kyle MacLachlan
[ Benign Black Come Evil Interesting Look More Othello Out See Shakespeare Soul Would]
Remember the words of Chairman Mao: 'It's always darkest before it's totally black.'. John McCain
[ Always Before Black Chairman Darkest Mao Remember Totally Words]
Black Power is giving power to people who have not had power to determine their destiny. Huey Newton
[ Black Destiny Determine Giving Had Power Their]
In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color. Emanuel Celler
[ Alive Been Before Black Color Definition Government Had Manner March Mores Revolution Sprang White Witnessed]
For me the march was a labor - a labor of love - but I was busy handing out flyers for the National Association of Black Social Workers, so I really wasn't standing in the crowd listening and observing. I was busy. Andre Braugher
[ Association Black Busy Crowd Flyers Handing Labor Listening Love March National Observing Out Really Social Standing Workers]
I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin' hell, but as long as they ain't free, I ain't free. Muhammad Ali
[ Black Free Got Hell Know Long Made Masses While]
Biology has progressed tremendously due to the model that Darwin put forth. But the black boxes Darwin accepted are now being opened, and our view of the world is again being shaken. Michael Behe
[ Accepted Again Being Biology Black Boxes Darwin Due Forth Model Now Opened Our Progressed Put Shaken Tremendously View World]
What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians. Maxim Gorky
[ Abuse Black Come Conditions Cultural Exploitation Jazz Kind Mean Means Musicians Prejudice Term Working Worst]
It's really easy to get colors right. It's really hard to get black - and neutrals - right. Black is certainly a color but it's also an illusion. Donna Karan
[ Also Black Certainly Color Colors Easy Get Hard Illusion Neutrals Really Right]
For the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white. Frantz Fanon
[ Black Destiny Man Only White]
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices. Theodor Adorno
[ Between Black Choices Choose Freedom Prescribed Such White Would]
When we don't have information, we go to the simplest outlook, to black and white. But then we have to lie to ourselves. Black is never as black as you're painting it and white is never as white. Patricia Sun
[ Black Go Information Lie Never Ourselves Outlook Painting Simplest Then White]
Whatever it takes to get the image to reach that level is what that photographer needs to do. And for me, I just have such a love of the tactile and sensuous quality of a black and white silver gelatin print. John Sexton
[ Black Get Image Just Level Love Needs Photographer Print Quality Reach Sensuous Silver Such Tactile Takes Whatever White]
What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant, powerful body and a dull, bestial mind. Eldridge Cleaver
[ America Bestial Black Body Brilliant Champions Demands Dull Her Mind Powerful]
The natural response of the old-timers is to build a strong moral wall against the outside. This is where the world starts to be painted in black and white, saints inside, and sinners outside the wall. Mary Douglas
[ Against Black Build Inside Moral Natural Outside Painted Response Saints Sinners Starts Strong Wall Where White World]
In terms of the black female audience, usually if you're true to that character but more so in your body of work if you've proven that you love your sisters and you proven you will come back home like in 42.4% they'll give you a pass when you jump ship. I hear it all the time. Blair Underwood
[ Audience Back Black Body Character Come Female Give Hear Home Jump Love More Pass Proven Ship Sisters Terms Time True Usually Will Work Your]
Let's say black, the whole black religious experience, here, is very impressive to me, because when I first arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride. Boris Kodjoe
[ Arrived Because Black Carry Experience Faith First Here Impressive Much Pride Realized Religious Say Their Very Whole]
Robinson was important to all blacks. To make it into the majors and to take all the name calling, he had to be something special. He had to take all this for years, not just for Jackie Robinson, but for the nation. Willie Mays
[ Blacks Calling Had Important Into Jackie Just Majors Make Name Nation Robinson Something Special Take Years]
I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot, with long drooping ends. I had seen pictures of painters, sculptors, poets, wearing this style of tie. Carl Sandburg
[ Black Drooping Ends Had Known Long Painters Pictures Poets Sculptors Seen Style Tie Took Wearing]
Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer. Alphonso Jackson
[ Americans Because Black Depends Education Equalizer Good Great Last Progress Schools]
Then as I got older, I always gravitated towards the hard stuff, Born To Be Wild, then Black Sabbath. Jello Biafra
[ Always Black Born Got Gravitated Hard Older Sabbath Stuff Then Towards Wild]
Testimony is an integral part of the Black religious tradition. It is the occasion where the believer stands before the community of faith in order to give account of the hope that is in him or her. James Hal Cone
[ Account Before Believer Black Community Faith Give Her Him Hope Integral Occasion Order Part Religious Stands Testimony Tradition Where]
I've been playing with Blackwell over 20 years. We used to play when I first went to Los Angeles. Blackwell plays the drums as if he's playing a wind instrument. Actually, he sounds more like a talking drum. Ornette Coleman
[ Actually Angeles Been Blackwell Drum Drums First Instrument Los More Over Play Playing Plays Sounds Talking Used Went Wind Years]
Black or white good parts are hard to come by. A good actor with a good opportunity has a shot; without the opportunity it doesn't matter how good you are. Denzel Washington
[ Actor Black Come Good Hard How Matter Opportunity Parts Shot White Without]
A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. Groucho Marx
[ Animal Black Cat Crossing Going Path Signifies Somewhere Your]
We're not as materialistic and income-tax conscious as we think. At the moment our superstitions are tucked away, but come out sometimes in strange ways sex crimes, black masses. Terence Fisher
[ Away Black Come Conscious Crimes Masses Materialistic Moment Our Out Sex Sometimes Strange Superstitions Think Tucked Ways]
Many later commented on the fact that large numbers of those engaged in the most senseless acts of destruction were left well alone by cops, indeed people dressed as Black Block members were seen freely making their way across police lines and talking to cops. John Blair
[ Across Acts Alone Black Block Commented Cops Destruction Dressed Engaged Fact Freely Indeed Large Later Left Lines Making Many Members Most Numbers Police Seen Senseless Talking Their Those Way Well Were]
Black beauty - he's a dark horse. Tim Vine
[ Beauty Black Dark Horse]
Black man, you are on your own. Steven Biko
[ Black Man Own Your]
Blacks are about seven times more likely to live in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty than whites. John Powell
[ Blacks Concentrated Likely Live More Neighborhoods Poverty Seven Than Times Whites]
I don't want a Black History Month. Black history is American history. Morgan Freeman
[ American Black History Month Want]
I'm a little bit more unusual so I consider myself as the black sheep. Ann Wilson
[ Bit Black Consider Little More Myself Sheep Unusual]
If you were black, you experienced prejudice. It wasn't a real horrible thing for us; we went through it. We noticed it mostly in the South and in Las Vegas, where we couldn't stay in the hotels where we entertained. But that began to change. Harold Nicholas
[ Began Black Change Entertained Experienced Horrible Hotels Las Mostly Noticed Prejudice Real South Stay Thing Through Us Vegas Went Were Where]
Color can do anything that black-and-white can. Vincente Minnelli
[ Anything Black-And-White Color]
Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead. Marty Meehan
[ Ahead Black History Just Lies Month Months More Must Our Remembrance Reminder Should Than Tribute Work Years]
The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white. Jonathan Lethem
[ Accept Actor Black Film Ford Giant Good His John Learn Looks More Poet Politics Watch Wayne White]
To be black and an intellectual in America is to live in a box. On the box is a label, not of my own choosing. Stephen Carter
[ America Black Box Choosing Intellectual Label Live Own]
I am proud of my black roots and of the black blood that runs in my veins. Ryan Giggs
[ Am Black Blood Proud Roots Runs Veins]
Nowhere, absolutely nowhere, has there ever been a hint, not even a whisper, that a Black person was involved in the assassination of the president. But that's the kind of thing you have in this movie. Louis Stokes
[ Absolutely Assassination Been Black Even Ever Hint Involved Kind Movie Nowhere Person President Thing Whisper]
Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black. James A. Baldwin
[ Black Education Indoctrination Subjugation White]
The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony, but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater interviews with black men and women who had never heard of the movies nominated for Best Picture. Suzanne Fields
[ Academy Anyway Awards Best Black Ceremony Chris Designed Filmed Had Heard Interviews Irony Men Movies Never Nominated Picture Rock Supplied Without Women]
Dallas was a Black and White society at that time; it didn't have the diversity it has now. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ Black Dallas Diversity Now Society Time White]
The truth is there are two hundred white women raped in America by a black man for every one black woman raped by whites. David Duke
[ America Black Every Hundred Man Truth Two White Whites Woman Women]
I know not what record of sin awaits me in the other world, but this I know, that I was never mean enough to despise any man because he was black. John Albion Andrew
[ Any Awaits Because Black Despise Enough Know Man Mean Never Other Record Sin World]
As soon as white folks say a play's good, the theater is jammed with blacks and whites. August Wilson
[ Blacks Folks Good Jammed Play Say Soon Theater White Whites]
At ten I was playing against 18-year-old guys. At 15 I was playing professional ball with the Birmingham Black Barons, so I really came very quickly in all sports. Willie Mays
[ Against Ball Birmingham Black Came Guys Playing Professional Quickly Really Sports Ten Very]
Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is. Mae West
[ Across Audience Big Black Gleam Glitter Into Little Orchestra Personality Pit Sends Space Where Your]
And my point was one I think that you'd agree with, which is there's no room in America for a black racist, a Latino racist, or a white racist, or an Asian racist, or a Native American racist. Now, we're either color blind or we're not color blind. Newt Gingrich
[ Agree America American Asian Black Blind Color Either Latino Native Now Point Room Think Which White]
I am more of an old black and white movies fan. Peter Tork
[ Am Black Fan More Movies Old White]
And I might add the confidence with which distracted persons do oftentimes, when they are awake, think, they see black fiends in places, where there is no black object in sight without them. Robert Boyle
[ Add Awake Black Confidence Distracted Fiends Might Object Oftentimes Persons Places See Sight Them Think Where Which Without]
I decided, if I'm going to be poor and black and all, the least thing I'm going to do is to try and find out who I am. I created everything about me. Ornette Coleman
[ Am Black Created Decided Everything Find Going Least Out Poor Thing Try]
Some of the free lunch programs were still goin' on - based on the last leg of the Black Panther Party. Kool Moe Dee
[ Based Black Free Goin Last Leg Lunch Panther Party Programs Some Still Were]
It may be for 20 or 30 years no one has yet been able to decide the length of the life of the black bass. Jay Cooke
[ Able Bass Been Black Decide Length Life May Years Yet]
We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day. Mario Batali Food
[ Blackberry Day During Fabric Food Load Onion Onions Our Part Pick Season Spring Station Supreme Up Us Wagon Would Yellow]
If they were starting their careers today, Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet. Brad Holland
[ Black Both Careers Painting Picasso Probably Rockwell Starting Their Today Velvet Were Would]
I know what's good for me. I can't play black or gray. I can't be a villain or anything close to one. I have to play white. Alan Ladd
[ Anything Black Close Good Gray Know Play Villain White]
The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. Ursula K. Le Guin
[ Black Little Live Makes Marks Pulp Reader Reading Story Thing Unread Wood]
We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box. Michael Behe
[ Account Black Box Design Open]
Even in today's opera world, the position of the black tenor is problematic. Bobby Short
[ Black Even Opera Position Problematic Tenor Today World]
It makes no difference who or what you are, old or young, black or white, pagan, Jew, or Christian, I want to love you all and be loved by you all, and I mean to have your love. Victoria Woodhull
[ Black Christian Difference Jew Love Loved Makes Mean Old Pagan Want White Young Your]
Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas. Casual curses are the most effective. William S. Burroughs
[ Areas Black Casual Curses Effective Effectively Magic Marginal Most Operates]
The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring. Burl Ives
[ Before Birds Black Blew Center Cool Down Dullness Face Felt Gray Had Lay Line Long Mark Myself Once Shed Singing Spring Were Wind]
It must not be forgotten in fairness to the National Government that apartheid is not just a policy of oppression but an attempt - in my opinion an attempt doomed to failure - to find an alternative to a policy of racial integration which is fair to both white and black. Harry Oppenheimer
[ Alternative Apartheid Attempt Black Both Doomed Failure Fair Fairness Find Forgotten Government Integration Just Must National Opinion Oppression Policy Racial Which White]
Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it's a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie. Mike Epps
[ Acting Black Come Dying Every Feel Friends Get Jewish Kid Likes Movie Nice Now Really Reason Stream Struggle Them Then Tip Us Why Would]
So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with Blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior. Steven Biko
[ Also Blacks Human Inferior Made Must Only Prelude Realise Same Superior Whites]
It's definitely an intrinsic part of my makeup that makes me want to see black when everyone else is seeing white. Shirley Manson
[ Black Definitely Else Everyone Intrinsic Makes Makeup Part See Seeing Want White]
To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white. e. e. cummings
[ Because Black Dislike Him Individual Insulting Just White]
I try to speak my points of view about black America, and how I feel about black men and the role that black men should play in their lives with their children and in their lives with their women. Will Smith
[ America Black Children Feel How Lives Men Play Points Role Should Speak Their Try View Women]
Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power. Barbara Jordan Equality
[ Black Brain Call Green Power]
But it is true that some magazines have a policy to show only a certain amount of black girls on their covers. Naomi is right. It's not fair, and I wish it would change. Claudia Schiffer
[ Amount Black Certain Change Covers Fair Girls Magazines Naomi Only Policy Right Show Some Their True Wish Would]
I have asked the village blacksmith to forge golden chains to tie our ankles together. I have gathered all the gay ribbons in the world to wind around and around and around and around and around and around again around our two waists. Harry Crosby
[ Again Ankles Around Asked Chains Forge Gathered Gay Golden Our Ribbons Tie Together Two Village Waists Wind World]
I can remember being in my pram: children stayed in their prams much longer then than they do now. A big bouncy pram with black covers and a hood with metal clips that could trap your fingers. I was looking up at my sister who was sitting on the pram seat, with her back to me. Helen Dunmore
[ Back Being Big Black Children Clips Could Covers Fingers Her Hood Longer Looking Metal Much Now Pram Remember Seat Sister Sitting Stayed Than Their Then Trap Up Your]
So one of the things that happened with integration in the South is they found that the black teachers were much more educated than the white teachers. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Black Educated Found Happened Integration More Much South Teachers Than Things Were White]
Black boys became criminalized. I was in constant dread for their lives, because they were targets everywhere. They still are. Toni Morrison
[ Became Because Black Boys Constant Dread Everywhere Lives Still Targets Their Were]
Black music has become a commercial commodity. Live performances are not so accessible as they were previously. It use to be possible to go to the bar on the corner and hear music. It was available for a fifteen cent beer. Archie Shepp
[ Accessible Available Bar Become Beer Black Cent Commercial Commodity Corner Fifteen Go Hear Live Music Performances Possible Previously Use Were]
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]
I was really into Black Sabbath, but heavy guitars can really be very limiting, it's a great frequency and it's great fun to listen to but on the other hand, musically you can do a lot more without it. Kip Winger
[ Black Frequency Fun Great Guitars Hand Heavy Into Limiting Listen Lot More Musically Other Really Sabbath Very Without]
It is hard for a black man to just be himself. We spend so much time in defense of something that is indefensible because there is nothing to defend. Kevin Eubanks
[ Because Black Defend Defense Hard Himself Indefensible Just Man Much Nothing Something Spend Time]
In the domain of cops and robbers, an interdiction serves to structure a black market and a shadow economy. William Irwin Thompson
[ Black Cops Domain Economy Market Robbers Serves Shadow Structure]
I go out with white women. This makes a lot of people unhappy, mostly black women. Dennis Rodman
[ Black Go Lot Makes Mostly Out Unhappy White Women]
To me, 'Blackberry Way' stands up as a song that could be sung in any era, really. We do it with the new doing all sort of fanfare things in it and it works really well. It goes down great with audiences. Roy Wood
[ Any Audiences Blackberry Could Doing Down Era Fanfare Goes Great New Really Song Sort Stands Sung Things Up Way Well Works]
It's hard being black. You ever been black? I was black once - when I was poor. Larry Holmes
[ Been Being Black Ever Hard Once Poor]
There is no longer a single common impediment to blacks emerging in this society. Constance Baker Motley
[ Blacks Common Emerging Impediment Longer Single Society]
I grew up in the 1950s and '60s, when it was almost a holiday when a black act would go on Ed Sullivan. Al Sharpton
[ Act Almost Black Ed Go Grew Holiday Sullivan Up Would]
It was night and I could see a large and calm lake, reflecting the moon. Black mountains rose around it. I arrived from between two of these mountains, I looked at the lake and the moon, and that was it, nothing else happened. Georges Simenon
[ Around Arrived Between Black Calm Could Else Happened Lake Large Looked Moon Mountains Night Nothing Reflecting Rose See These Two]
Colombian humor is very black, very sarcastic. Barbet Schroeder
[ Black Humor Sarcastic Very]
The whole series is black-and-white, so when I went to shoot one of the women I only had black-and-white film with me. She had reddish hair and was a very pretty girl, a nice girl. Helmut Newton
[ Black-And-White Film Girl Had Hair Nice Only Pretty Series She Shoot Very Went Whole Women]
For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
[ Blackness Cover Daylight Depths Endless Into Needs Shallow Sink Sleep Too Will]
Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans. Bob Geldof
[ Africans Americans Black Irish More Than]
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?' John Wayne
[ Black Everything Hell Say White Why]
What's more important than who's going to be the first black manager is who's going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times. Bill Russell
[ Black Editor First Going Important Manager More New Sports Than Times York]
This is our culture, and I don't care who the musician is, if he avoids black people, then he is scared of something. He doesn't have confidence in himself or else he doesn't believe in what he's doing. Betty Carter
[ Avoids Believe Black Care Confidence Culture Doing Else Himself Musician Our Scared Something Then]
When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel. Stephen Fry
[ Ahead Awful Blackness Complete Despair Direction Feel Future Get Going Impossible Just Looks Place Purpose Seems Sense Somehow Thing Very Void Which Word]
You can't be what you don't see. I didn't think about being a doctor. I didn't even think about being a clerk in a store, I'd never seen a black clerk in a clothing store. Joycelyn Elders
[ Being Black Clerk Clothing Doctor Even Never See Seen Store Think]
I was told all my life I was part Cherokee. Then it was Crow. The latest is Blackfoot. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Cherokee Crow Latest Life Part Then Told]
All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students. Constance Baker Motley
[ Black Colleges Open Southern State Students Universities]
There are very few really stark black and white stories. Jim Lehrer
[ Black Few Really Stark Stories Very White]
A lot of people don't know that my father is black. Ryan Giggs
[ Black Father Know Lot]
Maybe black and white is the best medium for landscapes, I don't know. Fay Godwin
[ Best Black Know Landscapes Maybe Medium White]
The current neglect of the problem can only irritate this deplorable state of affairs. The Black Muslims should constitute a warning to our society, a warning that must be heeded if we are to preserve the society. Andrew Goodman
[ Affairs Black Constitute Current Deplorable Heeded Irritate Muslims Must Neglect Only Our Preserve Problem Should Society State Warning]
Because, also the world of showbiz is not just black and white, good and bad. Klaus Schulze
[ Also Bad Because Black Good Just Showbiz White World]
I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell. Audre Lorde
[ Being Black Feeling Felt Fine Gay Had Hell How Key Light Lonely Lot Purely Remember Truth Young]
I had this stereotypical view that black people apart from me probably threw stones and lived in huts. Trisha Goddard
[ Apart Black Had Huts Lived Probably Stereotypical Stones Threw View]
It slaps your dignity just right. I loved the idea of these proud, dignified black men, and I saw the older ones wounded, and it wounded me ten times as much because I couldn't stand seeing them hurt like this. Quincy Jones
[ Because Black Dignified Dignity Hurt Idea Just Loved Men Much Older Ones Proud Right Saw Seeing Slaps Stand Ten Them These Times Wounded Your]
Although black and white Americans live, work, and learn together now, there is still injustice in America. Kathleen Sebelius
[ Although America Americans Black Injustice Learn Live Now Still Together White Work]
Everybody in the '80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world... Eminem. Rap's a black thing. Chubby Checker
[ Biggest Black Eminem Everybody Hate Now Rap Rapper Thing Well World]
I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly. Bessie Coleman
[ Black Blacks Decided Difficulties Experience Faced Fly Flying Had Open Other School Should Teach Women]
Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ scores relative to whites. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Africa Blacks Britain Canada Caribbean Iq Low Relative Scores States Sub-Saharan United Well Whites]
I never had that thing about being black. If the whole world was like that, maybe there would be more harmony and love. Tina Turner
[ Being Black Had Harmony Love Maybe More Never Thing Whole World Would]
When I was writing pretty poor poetry, this girl with midnight black hair told me to go on. Carl Sandburg
[ Black Girl Go Hair Midnight Poetry Poor Pretty Told Writing]
I played with the Birmingham Black Barons. I was making 500 at 14. That was a lot of money in those days. Willie Mays
[ Birmingham Black Days Lot Making Money Played Those]
George Bush doesn't care about black people. Kanye West
[ Black Bush Care George]
I love blackjack. But I'm not addicted to gambling. I'm addicted to sitting in a semi circle. Mitch Hedberg
[ Addicted Blackjack Circle Gambling Love Semi Sitting]
In 1965, Gibson made the red one I use now, and a black one, which was the first black 335 they ever made. Johnny Rivers
[ Black Ever First Gibson Made Now Red Use Which]
This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational, and gladly it stayed that way. What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block. John Blair
[ Black Block Confrontational Discipline Gladly Impressed Marched Non Planned Really Self Stayed Violent Way]
We did an episode on Good Times which came out of a newspaper article about the incidence of hypertension in black males being higher than whites, and increasing. So we did a show in which James, the father on Good Times, had hypertension. Norman Lear
[ Article Being Black Came Did Episode Father Good Had Higher Incidence Increasing James Males Newspaper Out Show Than Times Which Whites]
And then I went to visit my sister in the states and all of a sudden it was just like, it's like... it's like the movie Wizard of Oz when all of a sudden it changes from Black and White to glorious Technicolor. John Mahoney
[ Black Changes Glorious Just Movie Oz Sister States Sudden Then Visit Went White Wizard]
There's one more thing I want to say. It's a touchy subject. Black beauty. Black sensuality. We live in a culture where the beauty of black people isn't always as celebrated as other types. I'd like to help change that if I can! Jody Watley
[ Always Beauty Black Celebrated Change Culture Help Live More Other Say Sensuality Subject Thing Touchy Types Want Where]
Males do not represent two discrete populations, heterosexual and homosexual. The world is not to be divided into sheeps and goats. Not all things are black nor all things white. Alfred Kinsey
[ Black Discrete Divided Goats Heterosexual Homosexual Into Males Nor Populations Represent Things Two White World]
The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them? Eriq La Salle
[ Any Asian Black Film Films Good Group Happen Insomnia Just Latino Minority Other Sense Sixth Them White Why]
No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another - I sang what I liked in the only voice I had. Charley Pride
[ Another Blacks Ever Had Kind Liked Music Only Sang Sing Supposed Told Voice Were Whites]
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect. June Jordan
[ Am Black Depends Fact Feminist Life Love Meaning Means Much Must Myself Respect Same Self-Love Self-Respect Though Undertake Upon Very]
I feel like there should be more black head coaches. Lynn Swann
[ Black Coaches Feel Head More Should]
I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
[ Also Americans Because Been Being Black Burden Challenge Islam Many Muslim Race Think Understand]
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]
Einstein got most of the things right about black holes. I'm not an expert, I must admit. Brian May
[ Admit Black Einstein Expert Got Holes Most Must Right Things]
Even as someone who's labeled a conservative - I'm a Republican I'm black, I'm heading up this organization in the Reagan administration - I can say that conservatives don't exactly break their necks to tell blacks that they're welcome. Clarence Thomas
[ Administration Black Blacks Break Conservative Conservatives Even Exactly Heading Labeled Necks Organization Reagan Republican Say Someone Tell Their Up Welcome]
It's pure Black Label. It's about violence and booze. That's all it is. There is no plan. Zakk Wylde
[ Black Booze Label Plan Pure Violence]
Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon. Jilly Cooper
[ Afternoon Awake Black Coffee Drink Keep Lunch Never Will]
Black Flag was formed in 1977. We first recorded in 1978. Greg Ginn
[ Black First Flag Formed Recorded]
An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community - as SNCC does - must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan. Stokely Carmichael
[ Beyond Black Claims Community Does Heard Make Must Needs Organization Position Power Provide Significance Slogan Strength Voice Which Work Working]
Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank. Linda Chavez
[ Any Believe Black Breaks Franchise Hispanic Liberals Minorities Own Rank Stand]
Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white... to highlight that contrast. Leonard Nimoy
[ Black Contrast Exclusively Highlight Probably Reason Which White Why Work]
I really wanted Michael Jackson to be in the first Men in Black, but he didn't want to be considered as an alien! Barry Sonnenfeld
[ Alien Black Considered First Jackson Men Michael Really Want Wanted]
I'm pretty selective. I generally edit the contact sheets and then do work prints. Because I have my own lab and printers, I can afford the luxury of going through the contact sheets for black-and-white, making up work prints, seeing them big, and honing them down. Herb Ritts
[ Afford Because Big Black-And-White Contact Down Edit Generally Going Honing Lab Luxury Making Own Pretty Printers Prints Seeing Selective Sheets Them Then Through Up Work]
I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images. Huey Newton
[ Black Create Expect Images Male Media Positive White]
So I still seized the power, but I felt that if I officially made myself the boss, in black and white, it would be too intimidating for the other producers and the other men who worked on the show. In other words, I had the power, but I gave them the title. Marlo Thomas
[ Black Boss Felt Gave Had Intimidating Made Men Myself Officially Other Power Producers Seized Show Still Them Title Too White Words Worked Would]
South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black and white. Thabo Mbeki
[ Africa Belongs Black Live South White]
Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests. David Duke
[ Advancement American Black Clear Freeing Goal Government Include Interests Jewish Media Must Our Race Races Separation Subservient White]
I'm the 1st black platinum artist in Detroit, solo artist in Detroit. Obie Trice
[ Artist Black Detroit Platinum Solo]
It's not impossible for a woman - a Black woman - to become President. Carol Moseley Braun
[ Become Black Impossible President Woman]
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. Robert Frank
[ Alternatives Black Colors Despair Forever Hope Mankind Photography Subjected Symbolize Which White]
Well of course there's been a great deal of progress over the last 40 years. We don't have laws that segregate black people within the society any longer. Angela Davis
[ Any Been Black Course Deal Great Last Laws Longer Over Progress Society Well Within Years]
To me, the black black woman is our essential mother, the blacker she is the more us she is and to see the hatred that is turned on her is enough to make me despair, almost entirely, of our future as a people. Alice Walker
[ Almost Black Despair Enough Entirely Essential Future Hatred Her Make More Mother Our See She Turned Us Woman]
Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs. Ishmael Reed
[ Always Baseball Become Blacks Chicago Contest Cubs Ethnic Life Sort States United Which]
I had formed a black movement, so I would speak for the Trotskyist movement and then walk about a hundred yards to where the black movement was speaking. C. L. R. James
[ Black Formed Had Hundred Movement Speak Speaking Then Trotskyist Walk Where Would Yards]
In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men. Audre Lorde
[ Around Black Charge Discussions Easily Faculty Firing Frequently Heard Hired Hiring Men More Than Universities Women]
I think it's time to do clean-up for a generation. I believe this is one of the movies that hits home for all colors and all races. Everybody I talk to, black or white, suburban, rich or poor, can relate to rejection, can relate to not having a father or a mother. Derek Luke
[ Believe Black Colors Everybody Father Generation Having Hits Home Mother Movies Poor Races Rejection Relate Rich Suburban Talk Think Time White]
I cannot be made into the commentator for the unspoken black masses. Aaron McGruder
[ Black Cannot Commentator Into Made Masses Unspoken]
Besides black art, there is only automation and mechanization. Federico Garcia Lorca
[ Art Automation Besides Black Only]
I was in California when this journalist made a blanket statement about the fact that she did not think that black men and women had the kind of love relationship that Rebecca and Nathan had in Sounder. Cicely Tyson
[ Black Blanket California Did Fact Had Journalist Kind Love Made Men Nathan Relationship She Sounder Statement Think Women]
If O.J. had been accused of killing his black wife, you would not have seen the same passion stirred up. Al Sharpton
[ Accused Been Black Had His Killing Passion Same Seen Stirred Up Wife Would]
We've begun to put fear into those whites who think they can do anything they want to a black person and get away with it. Charles Evers
[ Anything Away Begun Black Fear Get Into Person Put Think Those Want Whites]
School shootings were invented by blacks... and stolen by the white man. Chris Rock
[ Blacks Invented Man School Shootings Stolen Were White]
I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is. Dizzy Gillespie
[ Because Been Blacks Doing History Idea Music Now Our Ourselves Tell Think Time Us Whites Write]
The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God, the herdsman goads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet. William Butler Yeats
[ Am Behind Black Broken Feet God Great Oxen Passing Their Them Tread World Years]
I like black and white films. I don't exactly know why - probably because there is a stylization which is removed from actual life, unlike a color film. Norman McLaren
[ Actual Because Black Color Exactly Film Films Know Life Probably Removed Unlike Which White Why]
Integration is a man's ability to want to move in there by himself. If someone wants to live in a white neighborhood and he is black, that is his choice. It should be his rights. It is not because white people will not allow him. Stokely Carmichael
[ Ability Allow Because Black Choice Him Himself His Integration Live Man Move Neighborhood Rights Should Someone Want Wants White Will]
We need more male black teachers, tempting them with extra cash if necessary. Trevor Phillips
[ Black Cash Extra Male More Necessary Need Teachers Tempting Them]
I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side. Bob Marley
[ Black God Man Side Stand White]
That's what he was saying, the civil rights movement - judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It's by my character. Pam Grier
[ Am Black Character Civil Fat How Judge Movement Rights Saying Short Skin Tall Thin Yellow]
A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for. Thurgood Marshall
[ Anyone Baby Black Born Challenge Child Exactly Goal Mississippi Mother Person Rights Same Say State States True United Wealthiest White Working Worth]
I am really enjoying the new Martin Luther King Jr stamp - just think about all those white bigots, licking the backside of a black man. Dick Gregory
[ Am Backside Bigots Black Enjoying Jr Just King Licking Luther Man Martin New Really Stamp Think Those White]
My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education. Gary Becker
[ Began Blacks Both Calculate Capital Different Education Effort Groups Human Investments Levels Men Other Private Rates Return Social Women Work]
Black people should have recognition for themselves and their backgrounds and their relationships with other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation. This museum has certainly stood for that in this town. Katherine Dunham
[ Alienation Backgrounds Black Certainly Lose Museum Other Recognition Relationships Should Some Stood Their Themselves Thus Town World]
You can muck around with different guitars for certain bits, but you have to have your own sound. That's your benchmark, that's your sound. I also play a Black Beauty. It sounds amazing. Dan Hawkins
[ Also Amazing Around Beauty Benchmark Bits Black Certain Different Guitars Muck Own Play Sound Sounds Your]
Black people are inferior to Caucasians. Blacks constitute a totally distinct group; they overshadow the country with the germ... of evil. David Wilmot
[ Black Blacks Constitute Country Distinct Evil Germ Group Inferior Totally]
And for far too long, the Democrats have had a monopoly on black votes in this country. Alphonso Jackson
[ Black Country Democrats Far Had Long Monopoly Too Votes]
You know, people who almost - yeah, there's a slight reluctance there - but there's also an ambiguity. What are their morals? What is their code of living. What are they really doing here. And it is just interesting because it is never black or white. Matt Robinson
[ Almost Also Ambiguity Because Black Code Doing Here Interesting Just Know Living Morals Never Really Reluctance Slight Their White Yeah]
Black women all over the world should re-unite and re-examine the way history has portrayed us. Buchi Emecheta
[ Black History Over Portrayed Re-Examine Should Us Way Women World]
The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine. James Irwin
[ Away Beautiful Blackness Christmas Diminished Earth Farther Finally Got Hanging Imagine Marble Most Ornament Reminded Size Space Tree Us]
I did have fun, for example, in The Black Hole which was very popular among youngsters. Maximilian Schell
[ Among Black Did Example Fun Hole Popular Very Which Youngsters]
If I could find anything blacker than black, I'd use it. J. M. W. Turner
[ Anything Black Could Find Than Use]
I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations. Placido Domingo
[ Again Blacks Bursting Charm Colored Colors Combinations Constantly Could Expressing Had Less Melting Mere Natural Never Paint Primary Realized Reds Satisfied Singing Subtly Then Voice]
Working with Benny was important for me and for black musicians in general. Lionel Hampton
[ Benny Black General Important Musicians Working]
America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black. Harold Rosenberg
[ America Black Civilization Engaged Immigrant Past Performance Pioneer Stars Themselves Today Transforming Were Youth]
I was a black singer with a white voice, a perfect pop voice. Brenda Holloway
[ Black Perfect Pop Singer Voice White]
The Black Mountain poet I like most is the early Creeley. Those early poems seem very lyrical and very traditional, with a lot of voice and character. Robert Morgan
[ Black Character Early Lot Lyrical Most Mountain Poems Poet Seem Those Traditional Very Voice]
Many of the Jews who owned the homes, the apartments in the black community, we considered them bloodsuckers because they took from our community and built their community but didn't offer anything back to our community. Louis Farrakhan
[ Anything Apartments Back Because Black Built Community Considered Homes Jews Many Offer Our Owned Their Them Took]
It wasn't until I went to Korea out of high school and got exposed to the martial arts for the first time and was just completely enamored with the physical ability of the martial arts and making my black belt. Chuck Norris
[ Ability Arts Belt Black Completely Enamored Exposed First Got High Just Korea Making Martial Out Physical School Time Until Went]
I don't think I'm really so unique. If every black person looked at their life they would quickly discover that they have been influenced by every type of music prevalent in America. Roy Ayers
[ America Been Black Discover Every Influenced Life Looked Music Person Prevalent Quickly Really Their Think Type Unique Would]
I'm half Jewish, I'm half black, I look in-between. I dress funny. I play all these different styles of music on one record. It's like, What is he doing? Lenny Kravitz
[ Black Different Doing Dress Funny Half In-Between Jewish Look Music Play Record Styles These]
In this movie they took them up in space. They're floating around and doing zero gravity stuff. Well, they had to do it all on wires. All the wires had to be painted black against this black background. If you didn't light it properly you could see the wires. Drove them crazy! John Badham
[ Against Around Background Black Could Crazy Doing Drove Floating Gravity Had Light Movie Painted Properly See Space Stuff Them Took Up Well Wires Zero]
I don't judge people by their sexual orientation or the color of their skin, so I find it really hard to identify someone by saying that they're a gay person or a black person or a Jewish person. Diana Ross
[ Black Color Find Gay Hard Identify Jewish Judge Orientation Person Really Saying Sexual Skin Someone Their]
The deals that were made for Black artists at that time were not the deals that were made for white artists. Solomon Burke
[ Artists Black Deals Made Time Were White]
The Berlin Defence suited my strategy for the match. I had a defensive strategy - Actually, I had in my pocket some other sharper stuff to fall back on - but first I wanted to try the defensive strategy with Black and it worked so well. Vladimir Kramnik
[ Actually Back Berlin Black Defence Defensive Fall First Had Match Other Pocket Sharper Some Strategy Stuff Suited Try Wanted Well Worked]
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]
There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends. Silvia Cartwright
[ Blackness Character Colours Courage Emerge Friends Glory Help History Human Lives Risked Their Those Vivid War Yet]
Before Booker T. Washington, we have small business owners but we do not have a philosopher of black entrepreneurship, and that's what Washington was. Ed Smith
[ Before Black Booker Business Entrepreneurship Owners Philosopher Small Washington]
I've been writing about my boyhood, when I was a little kid back on my grandfather's farm where we didn't know about black widow spiders or all that stuff. But writing about that is so easy. Kary Mullis
[ Back Been Black Boyhood Easy Farm Grandfather Kid Know Little Spiders Stuff Where Widow Writing]
Even during my youth, I can recall very few black people living on any kind of public assistance. People were working, doing some kind of job that was useful to the community. Ed Smith
[ Any Assistance Black Community Doing During Even Few Job Kind Living Public Recall Some Useful Very Were Working Youth]
Relations between black and white would be greatly improved if we were more accepting of our fears and our feelings and more vocal about it. Sarah Silverman
[ Accepting Between Black Fears Feelings Greatly Improved More Our Relations Vocal Were White Would]
But it is strange how many rational beings believe the ultimate truths of the universe to be reducible to patterns on a blackboard. Frederick Pollock
[ Beings Believe How Many Patterns Rational Reducible Strange Truths Ultimate Universe]
What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled? Desmond Tutu
[ Benefit Black Elite Empowerment Majority Recycled Seems Tends Vast]
Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education. Julian Bond
[ Black Children Education Going Receiving School Violence Worth Years]
What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes. Tom Hanks
[ Audience Band Black Brothers Doing Flickering Heroes Human Into Just Men Myth Mythic Put Recognize Resonant Screen Story Terms Themselves These Trying Want White]
With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone. Julie Harris
[ Black Concerned Films Tone White]
People consider Black Star a great album, and I think it's a classic album. But the fact is, both me and Mos Def have made better albums since Black Star. Talib Kweli
[ Album Albums Better Black Both Classic Consider Def Fact Great Made Mos Since Star Think]
As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks. David Horowitz
[ America Anywhere Black Blacks Earth Efforts Equality Face Freedom Ideals Including Nations Now Realize Result Richest Ruled]
My most recent purchase was a black lace corset. Lexa Doig
[ Black Corset Lace Most Purchase Recent]
I'm good in the kitchen. I can cook seafood, collard greens, black-eyed peas. Monique Coleman
[ Cook Good Greens Kitchen Peas Seafood]
I think the most overused words in our vocabulary in the South are black and white. Artur Davis
[ Black Most Our Overused South Think Vocabulary White Words]
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery. Frederick Douglass
[ Black Cannot Happiness Man Misery Purchased White]
But I know that the vote of 9 out of 10 black Americans for the Democratic Party or for leftist kinds of policies just is not reflective of their opinions. Clarence Thomas
[ Americans Black Democratic Just Kinds Know Leftist Opinions Out Party Policies Reflective Their Vote]
Black America knows better than anyone else the high price children pay for the sexual agendas of adults. Maggie Gallagher
[ Adults Agendas America Anyone Better Black Children Else High Knows Pay Price Sexual Than]
When the people who are responsible for our country ask you a direct question, I expect them to accept a direct answer, not to be blackballed because you are telling the truth. Eartha Kitt
[ Accept Answer Ask Because Country Direct Expect Our Question Responsible Telling Them Truth]
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]
I learned that if you bring black people together, you bring them together with a song. To this day, I don't understand how people think they can bring anybody together without a song. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Anybody Black Bring Day How Learned Song Them Think Together Understand Without]
And my father didn't have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn't have black quarterbacks, and I don't think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5' 11". So I just picked baseball. Willie Mays
[ Baseball Basketball Because Black College Could Father Go Just Made Money Only Particular Picked Quarterbacks Think Time]
In the interest rate area, traders have for a long time used a version of what is known as Black's model for European bond options; another version of the same model for caps and floors; and yet another version of the same model for European swap options. John Hull
[ Another Area Black Bond Caps European Floors Interest Known Long Model Options Rate Same Swap Time Traders Used Version Yet]
If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community, with our own McDonald's, with our own Kentucky Fried Chickens, it was gonna be a great move. Solomon Burke
[ Black Buy Chickens Community Could Fried Gonna Great Invest Kentucky Mcdonald Move Our Own Properties Then These]
Segregation was a burden for many blacks, because the end of the civil war and the amendments added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond reality in some respects. Ed Smith
[ Added Amendments Because Beyond Blacks Burden Civil Constitution Elevated End Expectations Many Reality Respects Segregation Some War]
When Kubrick decided to go the black comedy route with his movie, he thought of me to give it that flavor. Terry Southern
[ Black Comedy Decided Flavor Give Go His Kubrick Movie Route Thought]
But I think the possibility of a black and white society feeding each other's expertises, living harmoniously, will probably go along in fits and starts now but at least it has a great constitution now to back it up. Janet Suzman
[ Along Back Black Constitution Each Feeding Fits Go Great Harmoniously Least Living Now Other Possibility Probably Society Starts Think Up White Will]
We were living in a tumultuous time, when the world was upside down. Freeman produced a show that was black and white, the good guys versus the bad guys. James MacArthur
[ Bad Black Down Freeman Good Guys Living Produced Show Time Tumultuous Upside Versus Were White World]
But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response? Robert Kennedy
[ Black Go God Heaven Inferior Lives Look Negro Our Response Suppose Then Treated Up White]
Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find? Ridley Scott
[ Areas Black Find Gray Life Million White]
That doll looks more like a black man than me. Lorrie Fair
[ Black Doll Looks Man More Than]
Me and Johnny Rotten have been talking about doing a movie of his book, No Irish, No Dogs, No Blacks. We have a script, so hopefully that's going to happen at some point in our careers. Penelope Spheeris
[ Been Blacks Book Careers Dogs Doing Going Happen His Hopefully Irish Johnny Movie Our Point Rotten Script Some Talking]
A new poll shows that Senator Kerry's support in the South is strongest amongst blacks. Kerry's appeal to Southern blacks is obvious. He is a white man who lives far, far away. Dennis Miller
[ Amongst Appeal Away Blacks Far Kerry Lives Man New Obvious Poll Senator Shows South Southern Strongest Support White]
I love the fact that we, as black people, carry our faith with us. We share it and embrace it and love it and talk about it because we talk about everything else and why not that and that was the first impression that I had that really touched me. Boris Kodjoe
[ Because Black Carry Else Embrace Everything Fact Faith First Had Impression Love Our Really Share Talk Touched Us Why]
In terms of the revolution, I believe that the revolution will be a revolution of dispossessed people in this country: that's the Mexican American, the Puerto Rican American, the American Indian, and black people. H. Rap Brown
[ American Believe Black Country Dispossessed Indian Mexican Puerto Revolution Rican Terms Will]
Go down to the Republican headquarters. They ain't got a single black working there. Not one. Charles Evers
[ Black Down Go Got Headquarters Republican Single Working]
Guys like Otis Blackwell and Bobby Darin, and all the guys who were writing songs for Elvis at the time, just hanging around, writing songs, talking about music. Johnny Rivers
[ Around Blackwell Bobby Darin Elvis Guys Hanging Just Music Otis Songs Talking Time Were Writing]
But it is a black man's game, and it will be forever. Larry Bird
[ Black Forever Game Man Will]
The network and local TV angle of broadcast television has received a black eye for not properly debating within the news issues that should be debated, instead of shuffling them of to television advertising. Mark E. Hyman
[ Advertising Angle Black Broadcast Debated Debating Eye Instead Issues Local Network News Properly Received Should Shuffling Television Them Tv Within]
In the days of segregation, when blacks were limited to certain neighborhoods, you could look around the black community and identify who the leaders were. Roger Wilkins
[ Around Black Blacks Certain Community Could Days Identify Leaders Limited Look Neighborhoods Segregation Were]
This nation is being divided into black and white, and the present system encourages this. Pauline Hanson
[ Being Black Divided Encourages Into Nation Present System White]
It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice. Anna Julia Cooper
[ Black Brown Cause Even Hear Her Ignorant Intelligent Man Nay Needs Nor Red Speaking Strongest Tis Vindication Voice White Woman World]
The realities are that, you know, as a black man, you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station, you know. Michelle Obama
[ Barack Black Gas Get Going Know Man Realities Shot Station]
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]
Black people dominate sports in the United States. 20% of the population and 90% of the final four. Chris Rock
[ Black Dominate Final Four Population Sports States United]
Strong efforts have been made in Ohio to curb the authoritarianism of our Secretary of State, Kenneth Blackwell, as he has purged people from lists in our State in particular precincts where voters are heavily minority. Marcy Kaptur
[ Authoritarianism Been Blackwell Curb Efforts Heavily Kenneth Lists Made Minority Ohio Our Particular Precincts Purged Secretary State Strong Voters Where]
Elvis' disappearing body is like a flashing event horizon at the edge of the black hole that is America today. Arthur Kroker
[ America Black Body Disappearing Edge Elvis Event Flashing Hole Horizon Today]
We are of the opinion that an important and irreversible process is taking place among the white population. Just as with the blacks, the whites, too, are currently overcoming a psychological barrier. Joe Slovo
[ Among Barrier Blacks Currently Important Irreversible Just Opinion Overcoming Place Population Process Psychological Taking Too White Whites]
It's almost like a lot of black people in America, a lot of young black men, are born with this cloud over their heads. It's their penitentiary cloud, this philosophy we all have, that it's harder for us. Erykah Badu
[ Almost America Black Born Cloud Harder Heads Lot Men Over Penitentiary Philosophy Their Us Young]
The black population now consists of two distinct classes-the middle class and the poor. Constance Baker Motley
[ Black Class Consists Distinct Middle Now Poor Population Two]
Most Australians live in the cities on the east coast, where contact between black and white occurred as much as 200 years earlier than on the west coast - and where 95 percent of Australians are able to live 95 percent of their lives without ever seeing an Aboriginal face. Phillip Noyce
[ Able Aboriginal Australians Between Black Cities Coast Contact Earlier East Ever Face Live Lives Most Much Occurred Percent Seeing Than Their West Where White Without Years]
I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him. Hank Aaron
[ Black Him Hit Home Hoping Kid More Myself Pulling Runs Some Someday Than White Whoever Will]
I knew being accepted was going to be hard, but I knew I was involved in a situation that was going to bring opportunities to other blacks. Larry Doby
[ Accepted Being Blacks Bring Going Hard Involved Knew Opportunities Other Situation]
When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray. Laura Schlessinger
[ Behavior Black Gray Million Perpetrator Shades Victim White]
I love Daredevil. I thought it was enjoyable. Okay? There were critical issues with it, and that's why I wear black, some people wear red - we are entitled to our opinions. Avi Arad
[ Black Critical Daredevil Enjoyable Entitled Issues Love Okay Opinions Our Red Some Thought Wear Were Why]
I know the difference between black magic and white magic. Tina Turner
[ Between Black Difference Know Magic White]
What I think is different today is the lack of political connection between the black middle class and the increasing numbers of black people who are more impoverished than ever before. Angela Davis
[ Before Between Black Class Connection Different Ever Impoverished Increasing Lack Middle More Numbers Political Than Think Today]
Some white people hate black people, and some white people love black people, some black people hate white people, and some black people love white people. So you see it's not an issue of black and white, it's an issue of Lovers and Haters. Eden Ahbez
[ Black Hate Haters Issue Love Lovers See Some White]
It didn't matter as much because I'm a singer, not an actress, but my face is more acceptable in a way now than when I first came on the scene, because I'm part black. Carly Simon
[ Acceptable Actress Because Black Came Face First Matter More Much Now Part Scene Singer Than Way]
The first black president will be a politician who is black. Doug Wilder
[ Black First Politician President Will]
Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star. Alison Moyet
[ Becoming Being Black Gone Had Months Pop Sheep Star Suddenly Three Town Within]
A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films. Tyrese Gibson
[ Actors Against Approached Black Box Easy Films Get Just Kind Limitations Lot Nothing Stuck Times Up Urban]
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]
OK, it was black, it was below grade, I was female, Asian American, young, too young to have served. Yet I think none of the opposition in that sense hurt me. Maya Lin
[ American Asian Below Black Female Grade Hurt None Ok Opposition Sense Served Think Too Yet Young]
Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps. Tiger Woods Sports
[ Basketball Black Dressed Golf Hockey Men Pimps Sport White]
When it came to political power, blacks need not apply. Add to this steaming stew the growing tensions over the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights, and you had plenty of elements to fire the imagination of a novice journalist. Andrea Mitchell
[ Add Apply Blacks Came Civil Elements Fire Growing Had Imagination Journalist Movement Need Novice Over Plenty Political Power Rights Stew Tensions Vietnam War]
My dad loved black singers. So listening to New Orleans music, eventually I wanted to play an instrument. Bill Kreutzmann
[ Black Dad Eventually Instrument Listening Loved Music New Orleans Play Singers Wanted]
I never refused my help to any person black or white; and I liked the office nonetheless because there were neither fees nor salary connected with it. Salmon P. Chase
[ Any Because Black Connected Fees Help Liked Neither Never Nonetheless Nor Office Person Refused Salary Were White]
I'm playing dark history. It's beyond black. I'm dealing with the dark things of the cosmos. Sun Ra
[ Beyond Black Cosmos Dark Dealing History Playing Things]
Anybody who runs for president in this country and comes out as strong as the Democrats were about helping the poor folks and black folks is not going to win. Charles Evers
[ Anybody Black Comes Country Democrats Folks Going Helping Out Poor President Runs Strong Were Win]
Because as a youngster I longed to see the Black man free and I longed to see anyone stand up for us. Louis Farrakhan
[ Anyone Because Black Free Longed Man See Stand Up Us Youngster]
The greatest untapped reservoir of raw material in the history of our game is the black race. Branch Rickey
[ Black Game Greatest History Material Our Race Raw Reservoir Untapped]
What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches. Jean Genet
[ American Black Branches Country Deep Did Every Hanging Hatred Intensely Know Man Negroes Plants See Tree White Wonder Yet]
As a matter of fact they'd blacken us down. I guess there's a reason that according to what the Caucasian wanted us to look like. He wanted us to look-if we were Black, then he had his idea of what we look like. Billy Eckstine
[ According Black Caucasian Down Fact Guess Had His Idea Look Matter Reason Then Us Wanted Were]
I used to tell Jackie (Robinson) sometimes when they were throwing at him, 'Jackie, they aren't throwing at you because you are black. They are throwing at you because they don't like you. Pee Wee Reese
[ Because Black Him Jackie Robinson Sometimes Tell Throwing Used Were]
I think that show will go down in history... people will scratch their heads and say 'How did this ever get on the air?' I mean, they finally have a planet that's populated with a black race and then they present them as savage warriors, and the men want the white girl! Denise Crosby
[ Air Black Did Down Ever Finally Get Girl Go Heads History How Mean Men Planet Populated Present Race Savage Say Scratch Show Their Them Then Think Want Warriors White Will]
I'm against an all-white anything or an all-black anything. Charles Evers
[ Against Anything]
Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al., covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people, many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out. Al Roker
[ Al Because Black Covering Downtown Had Heard Hurricane Ivan Last Many Mobile Out Poor Stories Stranded Them Way Were Year]
So now I feel I'm lucky in the respect that I can sort of pick a little more carefully, which is tricky because as a black actress, there aren't that many roles to pick from. Rachel True
[ Actress Because Black Carefully Feel Little Lucky Many More Now Pick Respect Roles Sort Tricky Which]
The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates. George Jackson
[ Black Blacks Columns Dailies Estimated Etc Failed Fred Hampton Inmates Nation Obituary Reading Register Repression Savage Which]
It's about you. If you win, it's you; if you lose, it's you. Black and white. Nowhere to hide. Greg Rusedski
[ Black Hide Lose Nowhere White Win]
Monofilament is what you use to go fishing. The line on your fishing rod is probably going to be black. You get to the end of the line and you tie on this clear plastic, thin thread called monofilament. John Badham
[ Black Called Clear End Fishing Get Go Going Line Plastic Probably Rod Thin Thread Tie Use Your]
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]
I'm so disturbed when my women students behave as though they can only read women, or black students behave as though they can only read blacks, or white students behave as though they can only identify with a white writer. Bell Hooks
[ Behave Black Blacks Disturbed Identify Only Read Students Though White Women Writer]
When I was studying... there weren't any black concert pianists. My choices were intuitive, and I had the technique to do it. People have heard my music and heard the classic in it, so I have become known as a black classical pianist. Nina Simone
[ Any Become Black Choices Classic Classical Concert Had Heard Intuitive Known Music Pianist Pianists Studying Technique Were Weren]
In the history of the treatment of depression, there was the dunking stool, purging of the bowels of black bile, hoses, attempts to shock the patient. All of these represent hatred or aggression towards what depression represents in the patient. James Hillman
[ Aggression Attempts Black Bowels Depression Hatred History Hoses Patient Represent Represents Shock Stool These Towards Treatment]
Even drawing gray hair at all is difficult to render in black and white. Alison Bechdel
[ Black Difficult Drawing Even Gray Hair Render White]
A lot of very, very big stars were going down and not being seen or heard from again. Kirk took a huge chance in putting a blacklisted writer's name on the screen and somehow or other, he survived it, like he survives everything. Lee Grant
[ Again Being Big Blacklisted Chance Down Everything Going Heard Huge Kirk Lot Name Other Putting Screen Seen Somehow Stars Survived Survives Took Very Were Writer]
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]
The great thing about being the son of Maya Angelou is that I had the good fortune to grow up around some of the greatest black artists, dancers, singers, musicians, and actors of our time. Guy Johnson
[ Actors Angelou Around Artists Being Black Dancers Fortune Good Great Greatest Grow Had Maya Musicians Our Singers Some Son Thing Time Up]
It is no good getting furious if you get stuck. What I do is keep thinking about the problem but work on something else. Sometimes it is years before I see the way forward. In the case of information loss and black holes, it was 29 years. Stephen Hawking
[ Before Black Case Else Forward Furious Get Getting Good Holes Information Keep Loss Problem See Something Sometimes Stuck Thinking Way Work Years]
We believe that when you make Black America better - you make all of America better. Tavis Smiley
[ America Believe Better Black Make]
It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery. Conrad Hall
[ Black-And-White Car Coming Decide Driving Feet Film Frame Had How Light Magic Mm Mystery Off Sense Sign Stop]
We must have black troops, and a limitless number of them too - paid and treated like their white brothers. Benjamin Lincoln
[ Black Brothers Limitless Must Number Paid Their Them Too Treated Troops White]
So, I've never been politically correct, even before that term was available to us, and I have really identified with other people who don't want to be read as just a black poet, or just a woman poet, or just someone who represents a cause, an anti-Vietnam war poet. Diane Wakoski
[ Available Been Before Black Cause Correct Even Identified Just Never Other Poet Politically Read Really Represents Someone Term Us Want War Woman]
Faith is the black person's federal reserve system. Hattie McDaniel
[ Black Faith Federal Person Reserve System]
On the one hand, there is no reason that a black person needs to live a portion of his or her life being concerned about the people of color around him. On the other hand, if you don't you're crazy. Henry Hampton
[ Around Being Black Color Concerned Crazy Hand Her Him His Life Live Needs Other Person Portion Reason]
Color television! Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white. Samuel Goldwyn
[ Bah Believe Black Color See Television Until White Won]
That kind of thing happens to black people every day in this country, and they don't receive that kind of sentence he did, which was to go to prison on the weekends; I think he lectured there-an outside lecturer. Ishmael Reed
[ Black Country Day Did Every Go Happens Kind Lectured Lecturer Outside Prison Receive Sentence Thing Think Weekends Which]
There is no such thing as a black middle class. H. Rap Brown
[ Black Class Middle Such Thing]
We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line. Langston Hughes
[ Been Begins Being Black Blacklist Censorship Color Just Line Lives Negro Our Us Writers]
Prisons are like the concentration camps of our time. So many go in and never come out, and primarily they're black and Latino. Lisa Bonet
[ Black Camps Come Concentration Go Latino Many Never Our Out Primarily Prisons Time]
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice. Robert Browning
[ Absolve Bad Being Black Business Choice Compensate Good Him Just Life Man Neutralize Nor Shall Terrible White]
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]
People hear the soul, black influence in my voice. I grew up listening to CKLW and all the black stations like WLBS. Madonna Ciccone
[ Black Grew Hear Influence Listening Soul Stations Up Voice]
I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities, even though I was already living as they did - as black performers in a white world. Bobby Short
[ Already Appreciated Black Did Even Living Mainly Performers Qualities Their Though Time Very Vocal White World Young]
Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights, and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable acts of cruelty and violence. Linda Chavez
[ Acts Allowed Basic Blacks Cruelty Denied Encouraged Engage Human Look Most Other Prejudice Rights Southerners Their Them Unspeakable Violence Way Were White Worst]
The man does not beat your head because you got a Cadillac or because you got a Ford; he beats you because you're black! H. Rap Brown
[ Beat Beats Because Black Cadillac Does Ford Got Head Man Your]
I wanted to do the whole album in black and white, and it really killed me that when you see it in the light it's got green in it. I don't know what the hell that was about. Nuno Bettencourt
[ Album Black Got Green Hell Killed Know Light Really See Wanted White Whole]
Did people think I sounded black? Totally, but that was a marketing tool as well, but also this is how I grew up and these are my influences. Taylor Dayne
[ Also Black Did Grew How Influences Marketing Sounded These Think Tool Totally Up Well]
Black reporters are as capable of racism as anyone else. Julian Bond
[ Anyone Black Capable Else Racism Reporters]
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard. Anne Spencer
[ Black Coffee Communication Good Hard Just Stimulating]
I talked to members of my family, and did some personal research that didn't really have anything to do with the time and place I was writing about, but that gave me a feeling of the experience of being black in a time and place where it was very difficult to be black. Octavia Butler
[ Anything Being Black Did Difficult Experience Family Feeling Gave Members Personal Place Really Research Some Talked Time Very Where Writing]
We're not willing to give black leaders second chances because, in most cases, we're not willing to give them first chances. Al Sharpton
[ Because Black Cases Chances First Give Leaders Most Second Them Willing]
When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap. Eminem
[ Became Black Color Crossed Fact Friends Issue Kid Little Mind Never Rap See Started Teenager Trying Until Were]
Look at any black-and-white movie; everybody is smoking. Loni Anderson
[ Any Black-And-White Everybody Look Movie Smoking]
We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours? Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Alone Battles Been Black Champions Class Fight Freed Had History Labor Left Men Only Ours Powers Ruling Their Unaided Where White]
When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black. I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless. Marian Anderson
[ Black Colorless Face See Sing Soul Them Want White]
I was told by the general manager that a white player had received a higher raise than me. Because white people required more money to live than black people. That is why I wasn't going to get a raise. Curt Flood
[ Because Black General Get Going Had Higher Live Manager Money More Player Raise Received Required Than Told White Why]
I think it's not a femme fatale when someone is not doing it to manipulate men or be like a black widow. She loves him. She does it out of love. She wants him so badly to stay with her. Salma Hayek
[ Badly Black Does Doing Fatale Femme Her Him Love Loves Manipulate Men Out She Someone Stay Think Wants Widow]
In those days, man, in the '50s, black people in the South... We didn't recognize contracts that much. And we didn't recognize marriages that much, either. Ike Turner
[ Black Contracts Days Either Man Marriages Much Recognize South Those]
I haven't done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch, because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young; so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero, it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership. Blair Underwood
[ Because Black Career Concepts Done Father Film Given Haven Kids Lot Partnership Pretty Son Superhero Things Type Watch Young]
We think the Puritans always dressed in black and white, which they didn't. They loved very bright colors. And there were other differences in perceptions that gave one a very different view of them. Carlisle Floyd
[ Always Black Bright Colors Differences Different Dressed Gave Loved Other Perceptions Them Think Very View Were Which White]
I wasn't always black... there was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger. Bill Cosby
[ Always Bigger Black Got]
Not a single person I named hadn't already been named at least a half-dozen times and wasn't already on he blacklist. Edward Dmytryk
[ Already Been Blacklist Hadn Least Named Person Single Times]
If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican? Cher
[ Any Black Could Country Minority Possess Possibly Republican Vote Woman]
If we should ever get to Heaven, we shall find nobody to reproach us for being black, or for being slaves. Jupiter Hammon
[ Being Black Ever Find Get Heaven Nobody Reproach Shall Should Slaves Us]
I think everybody has the ability to fall in love with a man or with a woman or a white person or a black person or a Jewish person or a Protestant person or whatever. Ally Sheedy
[ Ability Black Everybody Fall Jewish Love Man Person Protestant Think Whatever White Woman]
It was 100 percent music. There was no ego involved, no attitudes, no black and white, it was pure music. Lee Konitz
[ Attitudes Black Ego Involved Music Percent Pure White]
Yeah, I did see where the people dissing me were coming from. But, it's like, anything that happened in the past between black and white, I can't really speak on it, because I wasn't there. I don't feel like me being born the color I am makes me any less of a person. Eminem
[ Am Any Anything Because Being Between Black Born Color Coming Did Dissing Feel Happened Less Makes Past Person Really See Speak Were Where White Yeah]
I can remember when I was a baby and my mother was there watching the show. I went and bought 100 episodes and watched them. I respect it so much that the sitcom itself and Ed Norton; I'm not playing Ed Norton but my version of it, cause I'm a black man. Mike Epps
[ Baby Black Bought Cause Ed Episodes Itself Man Mother Much Norton Playing Remember Respect Show Sitcom Them Version Watched Watching Went]
We don't live in a world that's black and white. Shannon Elizabeth
[ Black Live White World]
The Supreme Court of the United States is hereby commanded to try Andrew Johnson for usurpation of our Imperial authority and prerogatives, and if found guilty, behead him or send him here to black the Emperor's boots. Joshua A. Norton
[ Andrew Authority Behead Black Boots Commanded Court Emperor Found Guilty Here Hereby Him Imperial Johnson Our Prerogatives Send States Supreme Try United Usurpation]
The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe: the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
[ Black Concepts Construction Elements Holes Macroscopic Most Nature Objects Only Our Perfect Space Their Time Universe]
Because with Black Label and all the fans it's just one big family. Zakk Wylde
[ Because Big Black Family Fans Just Label]
I am not a black artist, I am an artist. Jean-Michel Basquiat
[ Am Artist Black]
You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last. Ralph Abernathy
[ Assured Black Brown Christ Die Ever Hearts Jesus Last Live Long Master May Men Minds Our Shall Souls Time White Will Won Words Yellow Your]
Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest. Mohandas Gandhi
[ Act Among Arms Blackest British Depriving History India Look Many Misdeeds Nation Rule Upon Whole Will]
In Hollywood through the 50s, there were black, English, and Middle European housekeepers and maids. Bill Condon
[ Black English European Hollywood Maids Middle Through Were]
I think my work shows that I love women. I understand where these types of criticisms are coming from because black people have been so dogged out in the media, they're just extra sensitive. Spike Lee
[ Because Been Black Coming Criticisms Dogged Extra Just Love Media Out Sensitive Shows These Think Types Understand Where Women Work]
Unless young blacks are brought into the mainstream of economic life, they will continue to be on the curbstone. Walter Annenberg
[ Blacks Brought Continue Economic Into Life Mainstream Unless Will Young]
White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus. Nikki Giovanni
[ Black Deal God Jesus More Really White]
When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law? Benjamin Harrison
[ Ballot Been Black Civil Conditions Fact Free Full His Law Long Man Rights Those Under Which]
My mother is Irish, my father is black and Venezuelan, and me - I'm tan, I guess. Mariah Carey
[ Black Father Guess Irish Mother Tan Venezuelan]
It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us. Tupac Shakur
[ Black Every God How Judge Know Man Only Struggle Us Young]
As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me - red, yellow, black. I just didn't want a white guy guarding me, because it's disrespect to my game. Larry Bird
[ Because Black Care Disrespect Far Game Guarded Guarding Guy Just Playing Red Want White Yellow]
On the road to equality there is no better place for blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family. Eleanor Holmes Norton
[ American Around Better Blacks Detour Equality Example Family Forgoing Organization Place Road Than Treatment Values Women]
I would love to see as many of the black players as possible in today's Major League Baseball make every effort to go to the Negro Leagues Museum and get a first-hand view of how it all started. Ferguson Jenkins
[ Baseball Black Effort Every First-Hand Get Go How League Leagues Love Major Make Many Museum Negro Players Possible See Started Today View Would]
Sure, I look like a white man. But my heart is as black as anyone's here. George C. Wallace
[ Anyone Black Heart Here Look Man Sure White]
The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
[ Attain Black Blood Cannot Colombia Die Emerge Empower First Forefathers Haiti Helped Independence Independent Inspired Led Liberty Must Nation Once Our Rebuild Shed Solidarity Spirit States Their Today United Us Venezuela Wi]
It's a dumb question, because I don't look at things as a black director, just as a director, so ask me as a director first and we can segue into the colour thing later. Antoine Fuqua
[ Ask Because Black Colour Director Dumb First Into Just Later Look Question Thing Things]
Celluloid will be the next decade's black and white. Danny Boyle
[ Black Celluloid Decade Next White Will]