„I don't see myself as the Great Black Hope. I'm just a golfer who happens to be black and Asian. It doesn't matter whether they're white, black, brown or green.“

Tiger Woods,ref; St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture by D. Byron Painter http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_bio/ai_2419201328

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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US-amerikanischer Profigolfer 1975

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„It doesn't matter whether the cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice.“

—  Deng Xiaoping Chinese politician, Paramount leader of China 1904 - 1997

Quoted in Hung Li China's Political Situation and the Power Struggle in Peking (1977), p. 107
According to Chambers Dictionary of Quotations (1993), p. 315, this quote is from a speech at the Communist Youth League conference in July 1962.

Tiger Woods Foto

„I don't want to be the best black golfer, I want to be the best golfer, period.“

—  Tiger Woods American professional golfer 1975

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0971329/bio

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Bill Whittle Foto

„You're not black, white, yellow or brown. You're an American.“

—  Bill Whittle author, director, screenwriter, editor 1959

citation needed

Charles Barkley Foto

„You know it's gone to hell, when the best rapper out there is a white guy and the best golfer is a black guy.“

—  Charles Barkley American basketball player 1963

Interview in the New York Post in October 2000.
Notes: Although Barkley popularised the phrase, it was likely first used several months earlier http://www.snopes.com/quotes/chrisrock.asp by Chris Rock.

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Barack Obama Foto

„When people say "Black Lives Matter," that doesn't mean blue lives don't matter; it just means all lives matter, but right now the big concern is the fact that the data shows black folks are more vulnerable to these kinds of incidents.“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

Statement by the President https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/07/07/statement-president (7 July 2016)
2016

„God does not know whether a skin is black or white, He sees only souls.“

—  Katherine Anne Porter, buch The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

Quelle: The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

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Mark Twain Foto

„Nearly all black and brown skins are beautiful, but a beautiful white skin is rare.“

—  Mark Twain, buch Following the Equator

Quelle: Following the Equator (1897), Ch. XLI

Bert McCracken Foto

„Whether the color of your skin is black, white, yellow, brown or purple -- the extent of this tragedy is so incredibly devastating that we had to do something.“

—  Bert McCracken American musician 1982

Statement about Hurricane Katrina on website of The Used, reported in L. Martinez (September 10, 2005) "Rockers plug in for Katrina", Ventura County Star, p. 1.

Owen Lovejoy Foto

„If the Bible sanctions slavery at all, it is the enslavement of white men. No one pretends that the servants spoken of in the Bible were blacks. The Roman slave was not a black man, the Hebrew slave was not a black man. The question is, whether the laboring man, white or black, may rightfully be enslaved.“

—  Owen Lovejoy American politician 1811 - 1864

As quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA170 (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 170
1850s, The Fanaticism of the Democratic Party (February 1859)

Kanye West Foto

„I hate the way they portray us in the media. You see a black family, it says, 'They're looting.' You see a white family, it says, 'They're looking for food.“

—  Kanye West American rapper, singer and songwriter 1977

Live NBC’s “A Concert for Hurricane Relief“ on September. 2, 2005

Ellsworth Kelly Foto

„I'm interested in the mass and color, the black and the white, the edges happen because the forms get as quiet as they can be.“

—  Ellsworth Kelly American painter, sculptor, and printmaker 1923 - 2015

Early 1960s : "Ellsworth Kelly, a Retrospective", ed. Diane Waldman, Guggenheim Museum, New York 1997, p. 11
1950 - 1968

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Walther von der Vogelweide Foto

„The world is beautiful outside: white, green, and red; but inside it is black and dark as death.“

—  Walther von der Vogelweide Middle High German lyric poet 1170 - 1230

Diu welt ist ûzen schoene wîz grüen unde rôt
und innân swarzer varwe vinster sam der tôt.
"Owe war sint verswunden alliu mîniu jâr", line 37; translation from George Fenwick Jones Walther von der Vogelweide (New York: Twayne, 1968) p. 136.

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