If everyone helps to hold up the sky, then one person does not become tired.
I did point out that I have no prophetic gifts. I write books because I tried to do something more useful and failed. Since I've been trained to write, I do that as a defense against total despair. And seeing people like you, who are actively engaged in trying to salvage pieces of our wrecked lives, gives me hope that after all we are not alone.
A relationship is likely to last way longer, if each partner convinces or has convinced themselves that they do not deserve their partner, even if that is not true.
Among other possibilities, money was invented to make it possible for a foolish man to control wise men; a weak man, strong men; a child, old men; an ignorant man, knowledgeable men; and for a dwarf to control giants.
There is nothing morally wrong with buying stolen goods, unless you know that they were stolen.
Not everyone who talks less or keeps quiet whenever they are with or around you does that because they find you interesting or knowledgeable; some people do that because they find you boring or ignorant.
...anyone still attempting to argue that Ebonics is a problem for black students or that it is somehow connected to a lack of intelligence or lack of desire to achieve is about as useful as a Betamax video cassette player, and it's time for those folks to be retired, be they teachers, administrators, or community leaders, so the rest of us can try to do some real work in the service of equal access for black students and all students. (15)
The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries.
What we, as African Americans, stood on was our faith.
Liberal whites are the greatest enemy of African Americans.
African American women, and moms in particular, are evicted at disproportionately high rates.
I like to honor my West African and Taino ancestry, I consider it sacred and divine.
The Fela Kuti Queens - the band members and wives of the late African musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti - are my fashion icons.
The African people and tribal chiefs are hospitable, and African music and dances are invigorating.
African film makers are scraping by on a mere pittance.
There's a similarity between European and North African folk musics.
Chermoula is a potent North African spice paste that is ideal for smearing on your favourite vegetables for roasting.
The African prisoners are orderly and peaceable among themselves.
I can sample Blink-182 but put an African vocal sample in there.
I learned about Chinese ceramics and African sculptures, I aired my scanty knowledge of the French Impressionists, and I prospered.