Black Native Americans

Famous quotes containing the words black, native and/or americans:

    ... white people, like black ones, are victims of a racist society. They are products of their time and place.
    Shirley Chisholm (b. 1924)

    The Iliad represents no creed nor opinion, and we read it with a rare sense of freedom and irresponsibility, as if we trod on native ground, and were autochthones of the soil.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    To Americans I hardly need to say,—
    “Westward the star of empire takes its way.”
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)