Black and African-American Quotes

Since the Patriot Act was implemented, there has been a quiet erosion of human rights. This concept of police states, overbearing authority and disrespect of the people is something that's happening to all of us, regardless of race. We are all starting to feel that we need to take power back at some level.

Carmen Ejogo

Carmen Ejogo on Human Rights

Source: LA Times, 2014

When I first started doing shows it was all hood spots and all black people. Then I had some mainstream success and did some EDM and it was all white people at my shows for a while. Now it's white, black, and brown people at my shows. All races partying having a good time and enjoying themselves together peacefully. That's what Waka Flocka is all about. For that reason I must say I'm disgusted and disappointed in the actions of the SAE fraternity at University of Oklahoma and I will be canceling my scheduled performance for them next month. Racism is something I will not tolerate.

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