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"The liberation of Blacks is not for Blacks only." - Jesse Jackson

"Do you have blacks, too?" - George W Bush

"Our Blacks Are Better Than Their's" - Ann Coulter

"Laziness is a trait in blacks." - Donald Trump

"The poor are the blacks of Europe." - Nicolas Chamfort

"the higher the flame shoots the quicker it blacks out." - Helen Jacobs

"There was absolutely no work for Latinos and blacks." - Victor Argo

"Blacks, soldiers, and Jews are a menace to the race." - Margaret Sanger

"Blacks Bought A Lot Of Propaganda On The Liberal Plantation." - Pat Buchanan

"We don't owe the blacks a damn thing, anyway." - Richard M. Nixon

"Only about 5 percent of blacks have sensible political opinions." - Ron Paul

"What's good for Blacks is good for all of America." - Jesse Jackson

"Never forget that two blacks do not make a white." - George Bernard Shaw

"Of course, it's fun to play with Blacks." - Boris Vian

"I feel there should be blacks in every Party." - Charles Evers

"My father kept his distance from working-class American blacks." - Constance Baker Motley

"Too many whites still see blacks as a group apart." - Constance Baker Motley

"Blacks who lack a proper killing rage are merely victims." - Bell Hooks

"I have a great relationship with the blacks. I've always had a great relationship with the blacks." - Donald Trump

"There are clear patterns of discrimination against Blacks and Latinos. The big banks targeted Blacks and Latinos with toxic packages of subprime predatory lending." - Jesse Jackson

"People are threatened by me. Rich white, rich blacks, it doesn't matter." - Dennis Rodman

"In the United States the whites speak well of the Blacks but think bad about them, whereas the Blacks talk bad and think bad aboutthe whites. Whites fear Blacks, because they have a bad conscience, and Blacks hate whites because they need not have a bad conscience." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"Blacks are about seven times more likely to live in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty than whites." - John Powell

"Asexual, aseasonal, rectangular, slick palette of blacks, touches of pure grays and intense dark blues." - Rad Hourani

"Most blacks are happy, except those who have had other ideas pushed into their ears." - P. W. Botha

"They [the Blacks] had no rights which the white man was bound to respect." - Roger B Taney

"I'll hire blacks as long as they can do the cotton-pickin' job." - Evan Mecham

"If blacks are oppressed in America, why isn't there a black exodus?" - David Horowitz

"They [the blacks] had no rights which the white man was bound to respect." - Roger Brooke Taney

"I love blacks and gays and latinos, as long as they don't live next door." - Mojo Nixon

"The fear of blacks has become the dirty little secret of our political culture." - Norman Podhoretz

"The white imagination is sure something when it comes to blacks." - Josephine Baker

"A riot is the language of the unheard. On blacks in America; address at Birmingham AL" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The Gun Control Act of 1968 was passed, not to control guns, but to control blacks." - Robert Sherrill

"Up through and including Lincoln, American politicians nursed a fantasy of repatriating blacks to Africa." - Ned Sublette

"When blacks are left entirely to their own devices, Western civilization-any kind of civilization-disappears." - Jared Taylor

"Rich people bring a lawyer. Latinos and blacks bring their mom." - Felipe Esparza

"If blacks are oppressed in America, why is' there a black exodus?" - David Horowitz

"Very few blacks will take up golf until the requirement for plaid pants is dropped." - Franklyn Ajaye

"Democrats, too often, take blacks for granted, and Republicans, too often, simply ignore black voters." - Tavis Smiley

"When Blacks got the right to vote, white women got the right to sit on juries." - Jesse Jackson

"You are losing because blacks are getting their civil rights in the cities." - David Remnick

"Two blacks make no white; two wrongs do not make a right." - Henry George Bohn

"Screw State! State's always on the side of the blacks. The hell with them!" - Richard Nixon

"Most blacks are happy, except those who have had other ideas pushed into their ears." - Pieter Willem Botha

"Once you sophisticate the in-betweens, your blacks and whites can take their solos and shine." - Sara Genn

"Screw State! State's always on the side of the blacks. The hell with them!" - Richard M. Nixon

"Blacks are six times more likely than whites to be victims of homicides." - Warren Farrell

"Few whites are ready to actively promote civil rights for blacks." - Derrick Bell

"Blacks essentially play the race card, when necessary as a counter to white privilege." - Jonathan Coleman

"The Confederate flag represents the same thing to blacks as the Nazi flag represents to Jews,." - Ken Page

"Blacks are about seven times more likely to live in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty than whites." - John A Powell

"Yeah, I make fun of blacks, and why not? I'm not a black." - Don Rickles

"School shootings were invented by blacks... and stolen by the white man." - Chris Rock

"The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites." - William Weld

"There is a tendency to want to treat blacks as a monolithic socioeconomic group." - William Julius Wilson

"I like suits that are fitted. And I usually stick to grays, whites, and blacks." - Liam Hemsworth

"Gun-related violence and murders are concentrated among blacks and Latinos in big cities." - Juan Williams

"Doing away with separate black colleges meets resistance from alumni and other blacks." - Constance Baker Motley

"How long must the American community afford special treatment to blacks?" - Constance Baker Motley

"We knew then what we know now; only exemplary blacks are acceptable." - Constance Baker Motley

"There is no longer a single common impediment to blacks emerging in this society." - Constance Baker Motley

"Russians not only vehemently despise blacks, they believe Africa begins at the Ukraine border." - P J Orourke

"I'm against reparations. At this point, blacks should just be handing money to themselves." - Ann Coulter

"I was on a panel with light skinned Blacks and a famous gay science fiction writer, who were complaining about how Blacks are against gays and light skinned Blacks and how intolerant Blacks are of different groups. My position was that Blacks were among the most humanistic, tolerant groups in the country and that across the street from my house in Oakland was one inhabited by White gays." - Ishmael Reed

"All token Blacks have the same experience. I have been pointed at as a solution to things that have not yet begun to be solved, because pointing at us token Blacks eases consciences of millions, and this is dreadfully wrong." - Leontyne Price

"My decision to destroy the authority of the blacks in Saint Domingue (Haiti) is not so much based on considerations of commerce and money, as on the need to block for ever the march of the blacks in the world." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Although much of the media have their antennae out to pick up anything that might be construed as racism against blacks, they resolutely ignore even the most blatant racism by blacks against others." - Thomas Sowell

"Reviewing books is all about coziness. It is all of it a kind of caucus race. Women review women, Jewish writers review and praise Jewish writers, blacks review blacks, etc." - Alexander Theroux

"People feel certain things. Hispanics feel certain things towards blacks. Blacks feel certain things towards other groups. It's been that way historically and it will always be that way." - Donald Sterling

"Given the historical power differential between blacks and whites, blacks are required to be attentive to the way their white counterparts see themselves in relation to people of color if they want to survive and even thrive." - James A Forbes

"Surgery for early stage non-small cell lung cancer is standard treatment and is likely curative. Yet, fewer blacks than whites undergo surgery for the disease, leading to a higher mortality rate among blacks with lung cancer," - Henry Ford

"I never, with my eyes, saw the mistreatment of any black person. Not once. Where we lived was all farmers. The blacks worked for the farmers. I hoed cotton with them. I'm with the blacks, because we're white trash." - Phil Robertson

"A new poll shows that Senator Kerry's support in the South is strongest amongst blacks. Kerry's appeal to Southern blacks is obvious. He is a white man who lives far, far away." - Dennis Miller

"Blacks have a special history, since they were enslaved and were here as early as the first Americans. I hate to sound like a liberal but these are facts. That makes blacks a special group." - Ann Coulter

"I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns and women join the unqualified men in running our government." - Frances Farenthold

"When blacks are unemployed, they are considered lazy and apathetic. When whites are unemployed, it's considered a depression." - Jesse Jackson

"Outlets for the freed blacks are alone wanted for the erasure of the blot from our Republican character." - James Madison

"If there weren't blacks, Jews and gays, there would no Oscars. Or anyone named Oscar, if you think about that." - Ellen Degeneres

"We blacks had problems in the '60s and we solved them by marching. We've still got problems - let's march." - Al Sharpton

"Democracy is not compatible with financial oligarchy, with discrimination against Blacks and outrages by the Ku Klux Klan." - Che Guevara

"I don't mind it if blacks want equal rights, as long as they mean rights equal to a dog" - Zach Braff

"If there ever are great revolutions there, they will be caused by the presence of the blacks upon American soil." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"As blacks, all we got is sports and entertainment. That's the only way out the hood sometimes." - Trey Songz

"Sisters, brothers and the whities, Blacks and the crackers, Police and their backers, They're all political actors" - Curtis Mayfield

"As if the ray which travels from the sun would reach me sooner than the man who blacks my boots." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Whites already know blacks are stupid, violent, destructive apelike creatures. That is why Whites move away from them - always." - Alex Linder

"After an All-Blacks surprise loss to the French in the 1999 Rugby World Cup: "The French are predictably unpredictable." - Andrew Mehrtens

"Liberals go straight to ugly racist stereotypes when attacking conservative blacks, calling them oversexualized, stupid and/or incompetent." - Ann Coulter

"Anybody toting guns and stripping moose don't care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks." - Alcee Hastings

"My honest opinion is that blacks have to fight much harder for their individuality than whites do." - Shelby Steele

"I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in running our government." - Cissy Farenthold

"I'm known for yokin jacks and beatin em wit smokin gats, Leavin token blacks with broken backs and open caps" - Big L

"A racist system inevitably destroys and damages human beings; it brutalizes and dehumanizes them, blacks and whites alike." - Kenneth Clark

"Blacks don't square dance. If you see a black person square dancing, it is definitely the seventh sign." - Tommy Davidson

"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

"Blacks on prime-time TV are only portrayed as comedians - and often in no better a light than 'Amos & Andy.'" - Don Cornelius

"In 1975 I was among a group of blacks who formed the Black Americans in Support of Israel Committee." - David Dinkins

"Unless young blacks are brought into the mainstream of economic life, they will continue to be on the curbstone." - Walter Annenberg

"For two centuries, the South has feared a takeover by blacks or the feds. In Obama, they have both." - Maureen Dowd

"Indeed, in US politics, 'poverty', along with 'welfare', 'unwed mothers' and 'crime', became code words for blacks." - Frances Fox Piven

"As a filmmaker, deep blacks are essential, and in my experience, no technology captures those attributes as well as Plasma." - Ridley Scott

"I disagree with the prevailing point of view of some black leaders that special treatment for blacks is acceptable." - Clarence Thomas

"As soon as white folks say a play's good, the theater is jammed with blacks and whites." - August Wilson

"It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV." - Flip Wilson

"Until blacks and whites see each other as brother and sister, we will not have parity. It's very clear." - Maya Angelou

"The U.S. military was segregated 'til the Korean War, and the blacks in World War Two were totally segregated." - Clint Eastwood

"Politicians will not put forth programs aimed at the problems of poor blacks while their turnout remains so low." - Henry Louis Gates

"Most blacks will argue that they excel because of hard work, because of intellect, determination, sweat, blood, tears and risk." - Jesse Jackson

"After Civil Rights, it was very awkward for whites and blacks. We didn't know how to talk to each other." - Nick Nolte

"Whites were the winners, blacks were the losers, we wrote the history books, and they didn't feature." - Phillip Noyce

"Democrats in Louisville were led by Courier-Journal editor Henry Watterson and were implacably opposed to blacks voting." - Rand Paul

"After an All-Blacks surprise loss to the French in the 1999 Rugby World Cup: "The French are predictably unpredictable." - Andrew Mehrtens

"The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks, Hispanics gays and so forth and so on." - Michael Huffington

"Now we have blacks and whites fighting, reds and yellows fighting, Democrats and Republicans fighting, men and women fighting." - Roy Moore

"Blacks were not enslaved because they were black but because they were available. Slavery has existed in the world for thousands of years. Whites enslaved other whites in Europe for centuries before the first black was brought to the Western hemisphere. Asians enslaved Europeans. Asians enslaved other Asians. Africans enslaved other Africans, and indeed even today in North Africa, blacks continue to enslave blacks." - Thomas Sowell

"The laws that stopped blacks from voting were the worst, because they prevented blacks from voting someone into parliament who could change the other laws. Even though the blacks were the majority of the population, they were still not getting a say." - Nelson Mandela

"I think the time is right for organizing and to give Blacks more political - the progressive Blacks, you have to make a distinction - participation, more Blacks in more authoritative positions, in more electoral political positions. But we want the right ones." - Huey Newton

"When we hear men are the greater victims of crime, we tend to say, 'Well, it's men hurting other men.' When we hear that blacks are the greater victims, we consider it racist to say, 'Well, it's blacks hurting blacks.' The victim is a victim no matter who the perpetrator was." - Warren Farrell

"After the Civil War, when blacks fought along whites to secure freedom for all, southern states enacted Black Codes, laws that restricted the civil rights and liberties of blacks. Central to the enforcement of these laws were the stiff penalties for blacks possessing firearms." - Niger Innis

"Class certainly loomed large in Katrina's aftermath. Blacks of means escaped the tragedy; blacks without them suffered and died. In reality, it is how race and class interact that made the situation for the poor so horrible on the Gulf Coast. The rigid caste system that punishes poor blacks and other minorities also targets poor whites." - Michael Eric Dyson

"We blacks were the first people embracing Obama, long before the people at expensive fundraisers were supporting him. We gave him his first love, 96 percent of blacks voted for him in 2008. Yet today we are the number one in unemployment, with 16 percent of American blacks out of work." - Jesse Jackson

"The image of blacks usually is one of people who are suffering from hunger, unemployment, and poverty. The idea of them as agents and activists - as starting revolutions - does not exist in most people's minds. And I think it's very, very important that folks understand how much this country was founded on the enslavement of blacks, and how the resistance of blacks to that enslavement has been the spark plug for so many important developments." - Grace Lee Boggs

"The image of blacks usually is one of people who are suffering from hunger, unemployment, and poverty. The idea of them as agents and activists - as starting revolutions - does not exist in most people's minds. And I think it's very, very important that folks understand how much America was founded on the enslavement of blacks, and how the resistance of blacks to that enslavement has been the spark plug for so many important developments." - Grace Lee Boggs

"I know whites buy more records than blacks. So, I wanted to be able to make the most money that I could. Pop is for both whites and blacks, but if I just stuck to rhythm and blues, it's mostly for blacks. I didn't want to do that. So like I said, I wanted to get the most out of it that I could, so I thought that pop was the way to go." - L.C. Cooke

"Let Southern oppressors tremble-let their secret abettors tremble-let their Northern apologists tremble-let all the enemies of the persecuted blacks tremble." - William Lloyd Garrison

"We continue, however, to write about important people, prize-winning people, blacks of grandeur, women of great fire, fame or wit. We do not write about ordinary people." - Jonathan Kozol

"The most fundamental truth to be told in any art form, as far as Blacks are concerned, is that America is killing us." - Sonia Sanchez

"The moon has nothing to be sad about, Staring from her hood of bone. She is used to this sort of thing. Her blacks crackle and drag." - Sylvia Plath

"I have become convinced that we blacks spend too much time on the playing field and too little time in libraries." - Arthur Ashe

"In contrast to New Orleans, there was only minimal looting after the horrendous 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan-because, when you get down to it, Japanese aren't blacks." - Steve Sailer

"The young whites, and blacks, too, are the only hope that America has, the rest of us have always been living in a lie." - Malcolm X

"It is a surprisingly close progression from hunting animals to hunting and torturing people.. catching and lynching blacks or smoking out Jews during the Holocaust." - Aviva Cantor

"We know that the Zanj (blacks) are the least intelligent and the least discerning of mankind, and the least capable of understanding the consequences of actions." - Ibn Khaldun

"Like the crow among mankind are the Zanj [African Blacks] for they are the worst of men and the most vicious of creatures in character and temperament." - Al-Jahiz

"I'm sick of people saying I hate blacks, women, and gays. It's false and slanderous. Everyone who knows me knows I hate the Chinese." - Zach Braff

"If you truly believe in the brotherhood of man, then you must believe that blacks are just as capable of being racists as whites are." - Thomas Sowell

"You can go to the end of time, the last World Cup in the history of mankind, and the All-Blacks will be favourites for it." - Phil Kearns

"I do' believe in categories of any kind, and when you speak of problems between blacks and whites in the U.S.A. you are referring to categories again." - Duke Ellington

"It is amazing how many people think they are doing blacks a favor by exempting them from standards that others are expected to meet." - Thomas Sowell

"We've got to show that blacks and whites are treated equally in the army. Otherwise, what's the point of waging war on Hitler?" - Josephine Baker

"Almost said 'theater'! But I know the blacks don't go! Unless it's that My Arms Are Too Short To Box With God production. Or The Wiz." - Jimmy Pardo

"My dad was such a bigot. He was a horrible, self-centred person. He was really racist and he'd talk about the Jews and blacks and Catholics even" - Cindy Sherman

"Blacks' problems lie not in the heads of white people but rather in the wasted and incompletely fulfilled lives of too many black people." - Dinesh D'Souza

"I think the penny has dropped that the All Blacks aren't automatically just going to be the best team in the world," - Helen Clark

"Blacks can get into medical school with a lower grade ... If that's true, a Jew should be able to play basketball with a lower net." - Jackie Mason

"Blacks concede that hurrawing, jibing, jiving, signifying, disrespecting, cursing, even outright insults might be acceptable under particular conditions, but aspersions cast against one's family call for immediate attack." - Maya Angelou

"Jazz is the favorite music [of America]. It is a type of music invented by [American] Blacks to please their primitive tendencies and desire for noise." - Sayyid Qutb

"I have a suspicion the blacks model themselves on the whites now that they're in power. 'Don't you know who we are, man?'" - Guy Scott

"Like the mind-set that places men above women, whites above blacks, and rich above poor, the mentality that places humans above nature is a dysfunctional delusion." - Petra Kelly