” I think that many black people thought this would be a wonderful and extraordinary thing, for a black family to occupy the White House. Not only black people, a lot of white people thought that, too, but particularly black people. “


” Any successful black person will have to face suspicion within his or her own community about his or her loyalty to other blacks. “


” Segregation, in a sense, helped create and maintain black solidarity. “


” As soon as you say that there is a community called, let’s say, black Americans, you’ve immediately created a boundary line – who’s in that group, who’s outside that group. “


” Many people believe that determining who is ‘black’ is rather easy, a task simplified by the administration of the one-drop rule. Under the one-drop rule, any discernible African ancestry stamps a person as ‘black. “



All 5 Randall Kennedy Quotes about Black in picture


I think that many black people thought this would be a wonderful and extraordinary thing, for a black family to occupy the White House. Not only black people, a lot of white people thought that, too, but particularly black people.
Any successful black person will have to face suspicion within his or her own community about his or her loyalty to other blacks.


Segregation, in a sense, helped create and maintain black solidarity.
As soon as you say that there is a community called, let
Many people believe that determining who is
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