"As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them."
"Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black."
"But you see, our society is still trapped in this binary, black/white logic and that has had some very positive implications for our generation. It's had some very negative ones as well and one of the negative ones is that it creates enormous identity problems for people who have one black ancestor and all white ancestors for example."
"The White House isn't the place to learn how to deal with international crisis, the balance of power, war and peace, and the economic future of the next generation."
"During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed."
"But you know, my dad called me the laziest white kid he ever met. When I screamed back at him that he was putting down a race of people to call me lazy, his answer was that's not what he was doing, and that I was also the dumbest white kid he ever met."
"If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive."
"The definition of marriage cannot be disputed. It's right there in black and white and it's been the same since the start of Wikipedia."
"I woke up one morning to find I was famous. I bought a white Rolls-Royce and drove down Sunset Boulevard, wearing dark specs and a white suit, waving like the Queen Mum."
"We gave up some of our country to the white men, thinking that then we could have peace. We were mistaken. The white man would not let us alone."