Top 19 Black America Quotes

Here we have the best Black America Quotes from famous authors such as Maggie Gallagher, Tavis Smiley, Richard M. Nixon, Shelby Steele, Rza. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

We believe that when you make Black America better – you make all of America better.

Let us build bridges, my friends, build bridges to human dignity across that gulf that separates black America from white America.

I think we have come to a place in black America, sadly from my point of view, where we have once again begun to rely on our history of victimization as our primary source of power to wield within society.

The history of black America was from slavery, oppression, civil rights, and you felt kind of isolated as an entity in our country.

My biggest inspiration is black America and what they’ve done in the arts. I have always felt like an outsider in America, and what black Americans have done to add their chapter to this book called the American dream, and to be so unapologetic and true, and have added so much to art and culture in the world.

The rise of African nations concurrent with the spread of the Nation of Islam and the civil rights movement gave black America a burst of pride over and above anything they had had since the decline of the movement of Marcus Garvey.

What White America and Black America wanted and expected from Obama were fundamentally different and opposite things.

Where are Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton? They don’t speak for Black America, and they don’t speak for me.

Black America now has the power to achieve economic inclusion, which we rightfully deserve because we built this country. This is a conversation that white America doesn’t really want to have.

Byron Allen
I am so used to having two faces. A face that I had for black America and a face for white America. When Obama became president, I lost both faces. Now I only have one face.

I don’t think there is enough understanding of how diverse black America actually is.

Hip-hop is very diverse, but if you only focus on one aspect of it, then what you get is this image of Black America that is completely contrary to what actually goes on.

There is not a liberal America and a conservative America – there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America – there’s the United States of America.

There are huge divorces and divides and chasms in black America between the have-gots and the have-nots, between the monied and the poor, between the educated and the non-educated. And there are huge and growing chasms daily. And I want to say that it’s not simply about generation. It’s about genre.

Black Lives Matter organizers hold the same values of America’s age-old enemies, who have always fought the ideals of our Constitution and our nation. That they have now taken on as their costume a false concern for Black America only adds to their depravity.

Until the legacy of remembered and reenacted trauma is taken seriously, black America cannot heal.

Rosewood is what Americans did to Americans. We have to hold the mirror up… and look at ourselves. Sometimes that’s an ugly sight. And sometimes you have to go through that pain – both black America and white America – so we can finally find some racial harmony.

Most of black America is in housing projects, without jobs, living on welfare. And this is not the case in ‘The Cosby Show,’ because all the values in that household are strictly what I would call white American values.