Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
— Bob Geldof

As much as everyone wants to downplay racism, it exists. There's a great mistrust among some African-Americans of white people.
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I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.
— Queen Latifah

Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.
— Diane Watson

People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans.
— african americans quotation by Bob Cousy