Quotes by african
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Egyptian politician and diplomat 1922-2016
A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems.
Senegalese politician 1926-
A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
British actor 1949-
As a gay Jewish white South African, I belong to quite a lot of minority groups. You constantly have to question who you are, what you are and whether you have the courage to be who you are.
Bill de Blasio
American politician 1961-
As N.Y.C. Public Advocate, I released a report that showed that stop-and-frisks of African Americans in 2012 were barely half as likely to yield a weapon as those of white New Yorkers - and a third less likely to yield contraband. Despite this evidence, the vast majority of those stopped are young black and Latino men.
Mexican and American guitarist 1947-
First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that.
American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
American writer and poet 1899-1977
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
I learned about Chinese ceramics and African sculptures, I aired my scanty knowledge of the French Impressionists, and I prospered.
American politician and educator 1948-
I think one of the political problems we have in this country is the perspective that all soccer moms think alike, all African-Americans think alike.
American lawyer and academic 1956-
I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community.
American journalist 1960-
In Atlanta, with a large African-American population, Sosa is often considered a black man. In Miami and Los Angeles, with larger Hispanic populations, he is a Latino man, and the black label is rejected as robbing Hispanics of a hero.
American politician 1947-
In fact, the Harvard study data indicates that 70 percent of African American children attend schools that are predominately African American, about the same level as in 1968 when Dr. King died.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
American Cheyenne politician 1933-
Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook.
American politician 1961-
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.Source: An American Story: The Speeches of Barack Obama : a Primer
Kenyan author and journalist 1971-2019
Never have a picture of a well-adjusted African on the cover of your book, or in it, unless that African has won the Nobel prize.
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