Authors that match 'blacks'.

Harry Blackstone, Jr. American Celebrity (1934-)
William Blackstone English Judge (1723-1780)

Quotations that match 'blacks'.

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]
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]
There was absolutely no work for Latinos and blacks. Victor Argo
[ Absolutely Blacks Latinos Work]
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]
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 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]
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 country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil, hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them, because in fact, there is none. Leland Stanford
[ Anvil Any Because Bellows Between Capital Conflict Conscious Country Employs Fact Hammer His Invested Journeyman Labor Never None Performs Them]
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]
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]
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]
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]
So I'm in the Republican Party for the same reason I was in the Democratic Party: to make sure blacks are included, along with everyone else. Charles Evers
[ Along Blacks Democratic Else Everyone Included Make Party Reason Republican Same Sure]
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 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]
We knew then what we know now; only exemplary blacks are acceptable. Constance Baker Motley
[ Acceptable Blacks Exemplary Knew Know Now Only Then]
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]
I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there. Marcus Garvey
[ Africa Back Black Blacks Desire Good Here Likewise Take Will]
The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites. William Weld
[ Blacks High Rate Still Twice Unemployment Whites]
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities. Barbra Streisand
[ Arrogance Blacks Elderly Employing Exercise Family Fraud Intimidation Jews Minorities Operatives Other Presidency President Republican Stole Tactics Thousands Through Ties Voter]
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]
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]
My father kept his distance from working-class American blacks. Constance Baker Motley
[ American Blacks Distance Father His Kept Working-Class Working-Class]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I feel there should be blacks in every Party. Charles Evers
[ Blacks Every Feel Party Should]
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]
School shootings were invented by blacks... and stolen by the white man. Chris Rock
[ Blacks Invented Man School Shootings Stolen Were White]
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]
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]
In 1975 I was among a group of blacks who formed the Black Americans in Support of Israel Committee. David Dinkins
[ Americans Among Black Blacks Committee Formed Group Israel Support]
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]
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]
Whites were the winners, blacks were the losers, we wrote the history books, and they didn't feature. Phillip Noyce
[ Blacks Books Feature History Losers Were Whites Winners Wrote]
Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience. August Wilson
[ Black Blacks Custodians Experience Had Operate Set Situation Themselves Traditionally Up Where Whites]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
How long must the American community afford special treatment to blacks? Constance Baker Motley
[ Afford American Blacks Community How Long Must Special Treatment]
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]
Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures. Tammy Bruce
[ Action Affirmative Been Blacks Culture Doing Measures Other Own Patronizing Quite Succumbed Their Victim Well Will Without]
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]
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]
It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV. Flip Wilson
[ Anything Blacks Equal Having Negative Opportunity Regarding Ridiculous Say Tv Would]
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]
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]
Of course, it's fun to play with Blacks. Boris Vian
[ Blacks Course Fun Play]
Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride. David Foster Wallace
[ Black Blacks Conscious Hideous Oppression Parody Poverty Pride Rap Response Sixties Some]
On the field, blacks have been able to be super giants. But, once our playing days are over, this is the end of it and we go back to the back of the bus again. Hank Aaron
[ Able Again Back Been Blacks Bus Days End Field Giants Go Once Our Over Playing Super]
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 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]
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]
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]
Too many whites still see blacks as a group apart. Constance Baker Motley
[ Apart Blacks Group Many See Still Too Whites]
What I'm fighting for now in my work... for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks, poems I could take into a tavern, into the street, into the halls of a housing project. Gwendolyn Brooks
[ Blacks Could Expression Fighting Halls Housing Into Manner Now Poems Project Relevant Street Take Tavern Work]
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]
Doing away with separate black colleges meets resistance from alumni and other blacks. Constance Baker Motley
[ Alumni Away Black Blacks Colleges Doing Meets Other Resistance Separate]
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]
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]
In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority: in 1984, 92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan, compared to only 36 percent of whites. Barbara Ehrenreich
[ Black Blacks Clear Compared Evidence Fact Intellectual Only Percent Reagan Retire Ronald Superiority Voted Whites]
You had 42 blacks that ran on the Republican ticket this Cycle, 14 made of them made it to the general election and two of us made it to the House of Representatives. So I think that there is a new movement that needs to have a voice in the Congressional Black Caucus. Allen West
[ Black Blacks Caucus Congressional Cycle Election General Had House Made Movement Needs New Ran Representatives Republican Them Think Ticket Two Us Voice]
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]
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]
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]