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#blackness

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My experiences at Princeton have made me far more aware of my 'blackness' than ever before. I have found that at Princeton, no matter how liberal and open-minded some of my white professors and classmates try to be toward me, I sometimes feel like a visitor on campus; as if I really don't belong.


Michelle Obama


#before #belong #blackness #campus #classmates

What is blackness? Is it the way you talk? Do you got to say, 'Dey this, dey dat.' Or the way you dress? Or is it the forgiving of certain things? What is black enough?


Douglas Wilder


#blackness #certain #certain things #dress #enough

I embrace my blackness, just as I do my conservatism and my Christianity, but I don't want to be defined or pigeonholed by any one of the many elements that make up my character.


J. C. Watts


#blackness #character #christianity #conservatism #defined

No one tells every white person in this country how to be. No one tells every Hispanic, or Asian or Jewish person in this country how to be. There is no single definition of whiteness or single definition of blackness.


Montel Williams


#blackness #country #definition #every #hispanic

As the blackness of the night recedes so does the nadir of yesterday. The child I am forgets so quickly.


Sylvia Ashton-Warner


#blackness #child #does #forgets #i

There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.


Silvia Cartwright


#character #colours #courage #emerge #friends

We cannot continually barricade ourselves under some falsified idea of race, because our idea of blackness and race is simply reactionary. Africans didn't walk around Africa being black and proud, they walked around proud.


Saul Williams


#around #because #being #black #blackness

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


#everyday #everyday life #life #many #music

When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel.


Stephen Fry


#awful #awful thing #blackness #complete #despair

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.


Anne Morrow Lindbergh


#cover #daylight #depths #endless #into






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