I don't fancy colors of the face, I'm always attracted to colors of the brain.
Writing is making sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you've made sense of one small area.
If we can move from the mentality where ? When you are white you are right, to where you right you are right.
To protest about bullfighting in Spain, the eating of dogs in South Korea, or the slaughter of baby seals in Canada while continuing to eat eggs from hens who have spent their lives crammed into cages, or veal from calves who have been deprived of their mothers, their proper diet, and the freedom to lie down with their legs extended, is like denouncing apartheid in South Africa while asking your neighbors not to sell their houses to blacks.
Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy.
There is no more apartheid in South Africa than in the United States.
The U.S. is the last country that should see itself as an ally of the apartheid system.
We should have sent the apartheid monsters to jail, not let them off with an amnesty.
I've never doubted that apartheid - because it was of itself fundamentally, intrinsically evil - was going to bite the dust eventually.
I have been to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and I have witnessed the racially segregated roads and housing that reminded me so much of the conditions we experienced in South Africa under the racist system of Apartheid.
Israel is guilty of apartheid and persecution of the Palestinian people, both inside Israel and also in the Occupied Territories.
Apartheid - both petty and grand - is obviously evil. Nothing can justify the arrogant assumption that a clique of foreigners has the right to decide on the lives of a majority.
It dawned on me then that you either had to survive apartheid, or you had to perish with it. And I decided to survive.
I don't say we should have performed miracles, but surely there ought to have been a difference between the apartheid regime and governance of the ANC after 17 years.
Apartheid was baked hard in the mining industry because that's where it originated.
In 1985, I was arrested, along with my mother and brother, Martin III, in a protest against apartheid at the South African Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Apartheid didn't impinge on music. It impinged on people's freedoms.
The violence associated with the A.N.C. is minimal, infinitesimal next to the violence of the apartheid regime.
Our target is not negotiations, it is the end of the apartheid system. There can be no compromise about that.
I will never regret not denouncing apartheid.