Quotes by african

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  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Egyptian politician and diplomat 1922-2016
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    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.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
    Senegalese politician 1926-
    Abdoulaye Wade
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    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.
  • Antony Sher
    Antony Sher
    British actor 1949-
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    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
    Bill de Blasio
    American politician 1961-
    Bill de Blasio
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    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.
  • Carlos Santana
    Carlos Santana
    Mexican and American guitarist 1947-
    Carlos Santana
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    First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
    Bill Frist
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    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.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
    Vladimir Nabokov
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    Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
  • Bruce Chatwin
    Bruce Chatwin
    English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
    Bruce Chatwin
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    I learned about Chinese ceramics and African sculptures, I aired my scanty knowledge of the French Impressionists, and I prospered.
  • Anne Northup
    Anne Northup
    American politician and educator 1948-
    Anne Northup
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    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.
  • Anita Hill
    Anita Hill
    American lawyer and academic 1956-
    Anita Hill
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    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.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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    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.
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
    American politician 1947-
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    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
    Ben Nighthorse Campbell
    American Cheyenne politician 1933-
    Ben Nighthorse Campbell
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    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.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    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
  • Binyavanga Wainaina
    Binyavanga Wainaina
    Kenyan author and journalist 1971-2019
    Binyavanga Wainaina
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    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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