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We found 23 quote(s) that contain the word Africans.



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For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian. Ama Ata Aidoo

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The South Africans decided that they would like to prove to the world they did not have any nuclear weapons and their decision was not doubted because it was the end of the Cold War, it was also the end of apartheid. Hans Blix

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If the Soviet Union and the United States have not experienced direct military confrontations, on the other hand, they supported, armed and trained Africans, to fight other Africans. Omar Bongo

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Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade. Bono

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A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer. A. Whitney Brown

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We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans. Mangosuthu Buthelezi

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Although native Africans domesticated some plants in the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa, they acquired valuable domestic animals only later, from the north. Jared Diamond

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Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad! Marcus Garvey

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I had a hard time convincing students that they were going to North Africa to understand the North Africans, not to understand themselves. Clifford Geertz

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Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans. Bob Geldof

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Neither Western donor countries like the U.S. nor poor recipients like Cameroon care much about Africans who are poor, rural and female. Nicholas D. Kristof

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It is very much the theme of our President, President Thabo Mbeki, whose passion is for Africa to work together, and for Africans to get up and do things for us. We are trying as women to do things for ourselves. Miriam Makeba

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The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations. Samuel George Morton

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The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans. Robert Mugabe

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I am a black man inside and outside and you are white men on the outside, but inside, you are Africans like me. Olusegun Obasanjo

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By the time this concert ends this evening, 30,000 Africans will have died because of extreme poverty. By this time tomorrow evening, another 30,000. This does not make sense. Brad Pitt

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Weak minds exaggerate too much the wrong done to the Africans. Charles de Secondat

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The biggest lesson from Africa was that life's joys come mostly from relationships and friendships, not from material things. I saw time and again how much fun Africans had with their families and friends and on the sports fields; they laughed all the time. Andrew Shue

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Jamestown changed the world in many ways, but perhaps it shaped our nation most profoundly the day Africans arrived. I can't think of a more relevant place to talk about the issues facing our community today than the place where African culture became American culture. Tavis Smiley

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The only violence was when these so-called 'freedom fighters' terrorized the poor Africans in the villages... They were told what to do and who to support. Ian Smith

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You may imagine the joy manifested by these poor Africans, when they heard one of their own color address them in a friendly manner, and in a language they could comprehend! Lewis Tappan

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We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live. Abdoulaye Wade

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We have supported state terrorism against the Palestinians and black South Africans, and now we are indignant because the stuff we have done overseas is now brought right back to our own front yards. America's chickens are coming home to roost. Jeremiah Wright