” We have a lot of black Anglo-Saxons. Their skin is black, but their brain is white. When I get real mad at them, I call them ‘graham crackers.’ “


” I’ve never seen anyone more messed up over success than Richard Pryor. For him, it’s a constant battle between success in the white world and keeping it real for his black self. “


” I think about never losing my voice, never giving in, never selling out, always keeping black, always sticking to the street. Staying neighborhood and not Hollywood. “


” What does it mean to be too black for Hollywood? It’s self-explanatory. Hollywood has certain kinds of blacks that they like. “


” There are still plenty of movie people peddling black stereotypes. I guess Tyler Perry’s probably the most massively successful. “


” Hillary Clinton could say she was a woman and running for president. And Sarah Palin could say she was a woman and running for vice-president. But Obama couldn’t say, ‘I’m black and I’m running for president.’ It couldn’t come out of his mouth. He couldn’t say that because, if he did, he’d lose votes. “



All 6 Paul Mooney Quotes about Black in picture


We have a lot of black Anglo-Saxons. Their skin is black, but their brain is white. When I get real mad at them, I call them
I


I think about never losing my voice, never giving in, never selling out, always keeping black, always sticking to the street. Staying neighborhood and not Hollywood.
What does it mean to be too black for Hollywood? It
There are still plenty of movie people peddling black stereotypes. I guess Tyler Perry
Hillary Clinton could say she was a woman and running for president. And Sarah Palin could say she was a woman and running for vice-president. But Obama couldn
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