” I had this idea that I wanted to do this mixture of visions of African American women and visions of African American men. And call it ‘The Men’ and call it ‘The Women’ and show different faces of these two people. “


” I think that has been a benefit to me because I think most people understand quilts and not a lot of people understand paintings. But yet they’re looking at one. “


” What has not changed is people are still doing whatever they think they can get away with. I think there’s still a lot of advancement for people, generally speaking, to learn to let other people live in the world with freedom. “


” There were people who would complain about their jobs, and my mother would walk away from that job. I liked that a lot about her. She was a very, very creative woman, and eventually, she stopped working outside the house, and she just had her own customers whom she made clothes for. “


” I was functioning in a time when people were struggling, and they knew they had to struggle, and I was a part of that struggle. It wasn’t just women. “


” Different people were complaining, and I remember saying, ‘Why don’t we just demonstrate?’ The Whitney was the first. “


” Every time people struggle, they survive, they do better, and then they forget, and they end up back where they started from. “


” It is so sad that it takes so long for people to understand what needs to happen in order to be free. “


” Here I come with these images of black and white people, and a lot of people got angry at me. “


” There were a lot of stop signs in my life… People telling you what to do, when to do it, and so on. “


” Paintings, people really don’t understand… They don’t really get paintings. Quilts they do understand because everybody has a quilt in their house. “



All 11 Faith Ringgold Quotes about People in picture


I had this idea that I wanted to do this mixture of visions of African American women and visions of African American men. And call it
I think that has been a benefit to me because I think most people understand quilts and not a lot of people understand paintings. But yet they


What has not changed is people are still doing whatever they think they can get away with. I think there
There were people who would complain about their jobs, and my mother would walk away from that job. I liked that a lot about her. She was a very, very creative woman, and eventually, she stopped working outside the house, and she just had her own customers whom she made clothes for.
I was functioning in a time when people were struggling, and they knew they had to struggle, and I was a part of that struggle. It wasn
Different people were complaining, and I remember saying,
Every time people struggle, they survive, they do better, and then they forget, and they end up back where they started from.
It is so sad that it takes so long for people to understand what needs to happen in order to be free.
Here I come with these images of black and white people, and a lot of people got angry at me.
There were a lot of stop signs in my life... People telling you what to do, when to do it, and so on.
Paintings, people really don
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