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I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side.

Bob Marley, singer songwriter

I was wearing black clothes almost from the beginning. I feel comfortable in black. I felt like black looked good onstage, that it was attractive, so I started wearing it all the time.

Johnny Cash, musician

I wear black because I'm comfortable in it. But then in the summertime when it's hot I'm comfortable in light blue.

Johnny Cash, musician

Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all.

Bob Marley, singer songwriter

Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.

Gunter Grass, author

Why don't they make the whole plane out of that black box stuff.

Steven Wright, comedian

Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.

Laurence Olivier, actor

Relations between black and white would be greatly improved if we were more accepting of our fears and our feelings and more vocal about it.

Sarah Silverman, comedian

White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.

Robert Browning, poet

The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.

Marcus Garvey, publisher

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

Groucho Marx, comedian

Since I was 16, I've felt a black cloud hangs over me. Since then, I have taken pills for depression.

Amy Winehouse, musician

When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black. I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless.

Marian Anderson, musician

I think the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor. I don't think the black people are going to rise at all; I think most of them are going to die.

Nina Simone, musician

Black frost. The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter. Your stars cluster in evil signs.

Georg Trakl, poet

Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?

Ridley Scott, director

I'm a sucker for good black skirts and pretty little shirts and kooky tops. I have to admit that shopping satisfies my craving for immediate gratification.

Sophie Ellis Bextor, musician

Remember the words of Chairman Mao: 'It's always darkest before it's totally black.'.

John McCain, politician

Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.

Barbara Jordan, politician

I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin' hell, but as long as they ain't free, I ain't free.

Muhammad Ali, boxer

I thought our community should have a deep dialogue to make black America better. I believe if we make black America better, we make all of America better.

Tavis Smiley, author

The tea baggers. The one thing they hate is when you call them racist. The other thing they hate is black people. But they won't say it.

Bill Maher, comedian

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, statesman

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, poet

Black people can be the most conservative, the most discriminating. Especially among ourselves. It wasn't white people who said all black men have to wear baggy jeans.

Kanye West, musician

The fact that we elected Obama was a sign that the black struggle inherent in the blues and so much of the music I have loved can triumph.

Jack White, musician

All my friends were in the park smoking weed and getting pregnant. I didn't want to be the young black girl having a baby, a baby's father, being on welfare. That wasn't going to be my story.

Foxy Brown, musician

The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.

Malcolm X, activist

When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.

Eminem, rapper

Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music.

Nina Simone, musician

At this moment, then, the Negroes must begin to do the very thing which they have been taught that they cannot do.

Carter G. Woodson, historian

Americans are inclined to see the world and foreign affairs in black and white.

Richard Kerry, diplomat

That old black magic has me in its spell, That old black magic that you weave so well; Icy fingers up and down my spine, The same old witchcraft when your eyes meet mine.

Johnny Mercer, musician

I was a very poor young black boy in New Orleans, just a face without a name, swimming in a sea of poverty trying to survive.

Tyler Perry, actor

Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer

You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black.

Charles Barkley, basketball player

Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.

Tiger Woods, athlete

I'm working on a second cookbook and am working on my love story, 'Black Heels to Tractor Wheels.'

Ree Drummond, author

As a black man, my hope is that I can touch more and more people all over the world of different races and different colours.

LL Cool J, musician

I do consider myself part of black history.

Mary J. Blige, musician

So when I got to be about 13 or 14, I started listening - even though my parents music was way cool - to contemporary hard rock at that time, which was Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Ted Nugent and all that, and that's just where I came from.

Slash, musician

I am a black man inside and outside and you are white men on the outside, but inside, you are Africans like me.

Olusegun Obasanjo, statesman

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,

Human nature is not black and white but black and grey.

Graham Greene, playwright

You've never seen a Columbine done by a black child. Never. They always say, 'We can't believe it happened here. We can't believe it's these suburban white kids.' It's only them!

Van Jones, activist

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, writer

I believe very strongly that when it comes to desire, when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white, things are very much shades of grey.

Brian Molko, musician

The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on; this is the black hole of American politics.

Michael Pollan, educator

Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.

Muhammad Ali, boxer

It's a great day in America when white people, black people and Latinos can all come together and pick on another minority.

George Lopez, comedian

When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray.

Laura Schlessinger, writer

I'm black, I don't feel burdened by it and I don't think it's a huge responsibility. It's part of who I am. It does not define me.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

Racial discrimination, South Africa's economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing.

Oliver Tambo, politician

Yeah, I did see where the people dissing me were coming from. But, it's like, anything that happened in the past between black and white, I can't really speak on it, because I wasn't there. I don't feel like me being born the color I am makes me any less of a person.

Eminem, rapper

My father is black and my mother is white. Therefore, I could answer to either, which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger, caught between two communities.

Wentworth Miller, actor

It wouldn't have mattered to my mother if I married a black, was gay, lived in a commune or wore a dress.

George Weinberg, psychologist

I was the only Black person on the set. It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.

Sidney Poitier, actor

We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.

Saint Ignatius, saint

Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.

William Blake, poet

I'll give you an example. Henry, the old black guy who cooks the corn bread, he worked on the railroads for about 20 years so he knows how to lay and build track.

Marc Singer, actor

How did we suddenly become entranced with gangster culture? I saw it this morning on campus. When did the black community say we should all look like criminals?

Tim Reid, actor

So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter.

Zora Neale Hurston, dramatist

The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white.

Jonathan Lethem, writer

Me don't dip on nobody's side. Me don't dip on the black man's side, not the white man's side. Me dip on God's side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.

Bob Marley, singer songwriter

If you're white and you're wrong, then you're wrong; if you're black and you're wrong, you're wrong. People are people. Black, blue, pink, green - God make no rules about color; only society make rules where my people suffer, and that why we must have redemption and redemption now.

Bob Marley, singer songwriter

Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.

Jim Morrison, musician

In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness?

Jamie Foxx, actor

It's not impossible for a woman - a Black woman - to become President.

Carol Moseley Braun, politician

Illinois has less than a 12 percent black population and I won with 55 percent of the vote.

Carol Moseley Braun, politician

If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black.

Mike Schmidt, athlete

After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.

Reggie Jackson, athlete

I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.

Hank Aaron, athlete

White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.

Gilbert K. Chesterton, writer

My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz while I wait for the kettle to boil. This pleasure is for the old who live alone.

Florida Scott-Maxwell, writer

I'm not that interested in fashion... When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life.

Bruce Oldfield, designer

A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.

Thurgood Marshall, judge

I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.

Audre Lorde, poet

Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.

Coretta Scott King, activist

Testimony is an integral part of the Black religious tradition. It is the occasion where the believer stands before the community of faith in order to give account of the hope that is in him or her.

James Hal Cone, theologian

The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impressions it receives the oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.

Julius Charles Hare, clergyman

A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer.

A. Whitney Brown, comedian

The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God, the herdsman goads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet.

William Butler Yeats, poet

It's hard being black. You ever been black? I was black once - when I was poor.

Larry Holmes, athlete

One thing I congratulate everyone on is the great explosion which has occurred in Washington's Black House and the very important scandal which has gripped leaders of America.

Ayatollah Khomeini, statesman

It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice.

Deng Xiaoping, leader

Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.

H. L. Mencken, writer

Any colour - so long as it's black.

Henry Ford, industrialist

Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black.

James Baldwin, educator

A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Saul Alinsky, activist

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!

Edward Abbey, author

I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.

B. B. King, musician

What's more important than who's going to be the first black manager is who's going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times.

Bill Russell, athlete

I attended college in Los Angeles and wore black pumps to work every day.

Ree Drummond, author

Black patients were treated much later in their disease process. They were often not given the same kind of pain management that white patients would have gotten and they died more often of diseases.

Rebecca Skloot, writer

I got a tattoo saying, 'Freedom From Fear' because of 'Black Water Transit.'

Brittany Snow, actress

With Rock Band, you can play along to Black Sabbath or Nirvana and possibly find new ways of appreciating their artistry by being allowed to perform parallel to it. Rock Band puts you inside the guts of a song.

Carrie Brownstein, musician

I think the 'New York Times' reviews overall tend to overlook popular fiction, whether you're a man, woman, white, black, purple or pink. I think there are a lot of readers who would like to see reviews that belong in the range of commercial fiction.

Jodi Picoult, author

With the White Stripes we were trying to trick people into not realising we were playing the blues. We did not want to come off like white kids trying to play black music from 100 years ago so a great way to distract them was by dressing in red, white and black.

Jack White, musician

The crisis of black politics can only be resolved through the development of multiclass, multiracial, progressive political structures.

Manning Marable, educator

By dismantling the narrow politics of racial identity and selective self-interest, by going beyond 'black' and 'white,' we may construct new values, new institutions and new visions of an America beyond traditional racial categories and racial oppression.

Manning Marable, educator

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