The problem, of course, was that Baba saw the world in black and white. And he got to decide what was black and what was white. You can’t love a person who lives that way without fearing him too. Maybe even hating him a little.

Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

Why is guys named White are always black and guys named Black are always white?

Eli Loker, Lie To Me

The thing about a felony charge is, it doesn’t get wiped off your record just because you turn eighteen. It’s like this black eye that you have the whole rest of your life.

Sheriff Don Lamb, Veronica Mars

There is no going back now, man. You were just as screwed as the rest of us. You are black AND famous. You are probably more screwed!

Nathan, Misfits

I’m comfortable being old… being black… being Jewish.

Billy Crystal

There’s no black and white, left and right to me anymore; there’s only up and down and down is very close to the ground. And I’m trying to go up without thinking about anything trivial such as politics. They has got nothing to do with it. I’m thinking about the general people and when they get hurt.

Bob Dylan

The turning point in my career came with the realization that Black should play to win instead of just steering for equality.

Bobby Fischer

Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music.

Nina Simone

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