Quotations About / On: BLACK
The empowerment of black women constitutes ... the empowerment of our entire community.
(Kimberly Crenshaw (b. 1959), African American author. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power, ch. 14 (1992).)
After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.
(Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. Sister Margaretta (Anna Lee), The Sound of Music, speaking of Maria (Julie Andrews) (1965).)
A black sun has appeared in the sky of my motherland.
(Wuer Kaixi, Chinese student leader. Quoted in Independent (London, June 29, 1989).
Said about the events in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.)
I can only see death and more death, till we are black and swollen with death.
(D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Letter, June 2, 1915. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 2, eds. George J. Zytaruk and James T. Boulton (1981).)
Besides black art, there is only automation and mechanization.
(Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), Spanish poet, playwright. Interview, 1936, published in Obras Completas, vol. 3 (1986). Quoted in Poet in New York, introduction (1940, trans. 1988).)
The twilight is long fingers and black hair.
(Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Long Fingers.")
I guess Whites never got over enslaving Blacks and hence they're still trying to make it up for them by giving them Oscars!
(Danny the Dreamer Boyd, Random Quotes,03/04/2014.)
those black soul less eyes were that of the devil, no conscience remains only evil and silence for it does not talk only kill
i bleed black..no red of hope run in vein....so i pray for death to descend
Elvis' disappearing body is like a flashing event horizon at the edge of the black hole that is America today.
(Arthur Kroker (b. 1945), Canadian sociologist, Marilouise Kroker, and David Cook (b. 1946). "Why Panic?" Panic Encyclopedia (1989).)