Race - Racism Quotes

I think that Elvis was more acceptable being white back in that period. I believe that if Elvis had been Black, he wouldn’t have been as big as he was. If I was white, do you know how huge I’d be? If I was white, I’d be able to sit on top of the White […]

A century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt’s invitation of Booker T. Washington to visit — to dine at the White House — was taken as an outrage in many quarters. America today is a world away from the cruel and prideful bigotry of that time. There is no better evidence of this than the election of […]

Everybody may have his own taste about marrying, whether it is between two people of the same race or two people of a different race, but is there any reason in logic or in ethics why people should not meet together upon perfect equality and in every relation of life and never think of the […]

My work is very personal. It represents the time and place from which I came and expresses who I was. I grew up in a not-very-enlightened, lower-middle-class world. Today we see racism wherever we look. It’s a path we take in order to heal ourselves eventually of racism, but now America is so extreme. It […]

In the early 90s I was getting flak – particularly from the British comics press – for not being political enough. People were doing political comics about how Margaret Thatcher was a bad person, and I was talking about diversity of race and gender and sexuality. When I was asked about it in interviews I […]

I have very little faith in cheers.

The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people. (“Hair”)