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A man who tosses worms in the river isn’t 't necessarily a friend of the fish. All the fish who take him for a friend, who think the worm’s got no hook in it, usually end up in the frying pan.
To paraphrase Forrest Gump, "Ugly is, as Ugly does!
Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America.
Trayvon Martin, at the most, seems only to have been guilty of being himself.
History, too, has a penchant for giving birth to itself over and over again, and those whom it appoints agents of change and progress do not always accept their destinies willingly.
To celebrate freedom and democracy while forgetting American's origins in a slavery economy is patriotism à la carte.
There was virtually no aspect of twentieth-century defense technology that had not been touched by the hands and minds of female mathematicians.
The war that killed my grandfather and great-uncles and thousands of other blacks is only a footnote in our history books.
Oh Maker, what did they really say about your black creation? I think you made a beautiful work of art on a canvass of rebellion. Hey, Maker! We are still selling out!
I'm hurting because the color of my skin makes me perfect for their target practice.
Millions of tears have fallen for black sons, brothers, lovers, and friends whose assailants took or maimed their lives and then simply went on their way.
every time this happensI see my fathermy brothermy would be sonI see myselfstop killing us
Eastward and westward storms are breaking, --great, ugly whirlwinds of hatred and blood and cruelty. I will not believe them inevitable.
Historical exclusivity often has a way of turning into present and institutionalized tragedy. Whose story gets told matters.
The validation of your dreams is not in the colour of your skin but in the quality of your heart.
You got a child to feed and a life to get on with.
How a member of the church—one who had read the Good Lord’s bible—could sit so calmly and watch a man be led to his destruction frightened me.
IF YOU AIN'T RAISING THE VIBRATION YOU ARE KILLING THE VIBE!
IF SOMEONE KEEPS DOING WHAT THEY'RE DOINGTHEY WILL GET BETTER AT IT, BUT.... THEY STILL WON'T BE BETTER THEN YOU!KEEP PUSHING!
If you stay on this path as long as I have, you’ll soon learn that the road to providence leads right through perdition. And along that road, the devil’s waiting to collect his pound of flesh.
A woman without no options is waitin for a man to come by an ruin her.
Sentiments that glorify humanity know no racial distinction.
Call up the ever-pure, the effulgent and the ever-radiant character of true humanism in yourself and in others, and no racism shall have the power to thrive in such society even for a few seconds.
It is character that should be the sole measure of judgement in the society of thinking humanity, and nothing short of that would do.
In the biological sense, race does not exist.
There ain't no haints in Detroit.
The best of humanity's recorded history is a creative balance between horrors endured and victories achieved, and so it was during the Harlem Renaissance.
I'm not quite sure what freedom is, but i know damn well what it ain't. How have we gotten so silly, i wonder.
A very long time ago, some 2.5 million years B.C., the mother of human species as we know it, our ultimate ancestor, appeared in East Africa... She was four feet tall and probably black..
The American identity has never been a singular one and the voices of poets invariably sing, in addition to their own, the voices of those around them.
If origin defines race, then we are all Africans – we are all black.