African American Love Quotes


I am the dream and the hope of the slave Maya Angelou

You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man. Frederick Douglass

If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything ... that smacks of discrimination or slander. Mary Mcleod Bethune

Hate is too great a burden to bear.... Coretta Scott King

Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet Sarah Louise Delany

I'm an American. I'm not an African-American; I'm an American. Raven-Symone

Great men cultivate love...only little men cherish a spirit of hatred Booker T Washington

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The writer in me can look as far as an African-American woman and stop. Often that writer looks through the African-American woman. Race is a layer of being, but not a culmination. Thylias Moss

The treatment of African and African American culture in our education was no different from their treatment in Tarzan movies. Ishmael Reed

Michael Jackson National African American Art Examiner Series Aberjhani

How far you go in life depends on... George Washington Carver

I did a little bit to raise the dignity and recognition of the greatness of African-American music. Ahmet Ertegun

The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans. Mary Landrieu

Like a lot of Black women, I have always had to invent the power my freedom requires ... June Jordan

No matter where you're from - you can be Native American, Italian, Jewish, Latino, African-American - whatever you are, we're all distant relatives. Nas

African American women in particular have incredible buying power. Statistically, we go to the movies more than anyone. We have made Tyler Perrys career. His films open with $25 million almost consistently. Lynn Nottage

I suggest that Black feminist thought consists of specialised knowledge created by African-American women which clarifies a standpoint of and for Black women. In other words, Black feminist thought encompasses theoretical interpretations of Black women's reality by those who live it. Patricia Hill Collins

I have a well-balanced show. It's 50/50 on men/women, and also African-American/white writers, it's the same thing. I have four African-American writers, and four non-African-American writers. Wanda Sykes

Black people have always been America's wilderness in search of a promised land. Cornel West



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