Kunta's Famous Quotes & Sayings

8 Kunta's Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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The first time he had taken the massa to one of these "high-falutin' to-dos," as Bell called them, Kunta had been all but overwhelmed by conflicting emotions: awe, indignation, envy, contempt, fascination, revulsion - but most of all a deep loneliness and melancholy from which it took him almost a week to recover. He couldn't believe that such incredible wealth actually existed, that people really lived that way. It took him a long time, and a great many more parties, to realize that they didn't live that way, that it was all strangely unreal, a kind of beautiful dream the white folks were having, a lie they were telling themselves: that goodness can come from badness, that it's possible to be civilized with one another without treating as human beings those whose blood, sweat, and mother's milk made possible the life of privilege they led.Alex Haley Kunta's Sayings By Alex Haley: The first time he had taken the massa to one of these "high-falutin' to-dos," as
If we got caught being in grandma's smaller room without her or without another adult being there, we were surely in for a good old-fashioned ass whipping, Kunta Kinte style. Grandma Bertha didn't play that shit.Amina Kunta's Sayings By Amina: If we got caught being in grandma's smaller room without her or without another adult
I love a lot of these older actresses, like Cicely Tyson, who played Kunta Kinte's mother in 'Roots.' She was really great, and I like seeing her because every movie she plays, she plays a strong character. As a kid, she was really inspiring to me.Keke Palmer Kunta's Sayings By Keke Palmer: I love a lot of these older actresses, like Cicely Tyson, who played Kunta Kinte's
I also know that too many people talk too much, especially the American, who never shut up, just switch to a laugh every time he talk 'bout you, and it sound strange how he put your name beside people we never hear 'bout, Allende Lumumba, a name that sound like a country that Kunta Kinte come from. The American, most of the time hide him eye with sunglasses like he is a preacher from America come to talk to black people. Him and the Cuban come sometimes together, sometimes on they own, and when one talk the other always quiet. The Cuban don't fuck with guns because guns always need to be needed, him say.Marlon James Kunta's Sayings By Marlon James: I also know that too many people talk too much, especially the American, who never
Nightly boiling and then cooling a broth of freshly pounded fudano leaves in which she soaked her feat -and the pale palms of her hands- to an inky blackness. When Kunta asked his mother she told him to run along. So he asked his father, who told him, The more blackness a woman has the more beautiful she is.Alex Haley Kunta's Sayings By Alex Haley: Nightly boiling and then cooling a broth of freshly pounded fudano leaves in which she
Carrying little Kunta in his strong arms, he walked to the edge of the village, lifted his baby up with his face to the heavens, and said softly, "Fend kiling dorong leh warrata ka iteh tee." (Behold - the only thing greater than yourself.)Alex Haley Kunta's Sayings By Alex Haley: Carrying little Kunta in his strong arms, he walked to the edge of the village,
You know how Mexican restaurants always have "border" in the name: Border Grill, Border Cafe. You wouldn't do that to black people: Kunta's Kitchen or Shackles. They don't do it to white people. You don't see the Honkey Grill, the Cracker Barrel ... oh, nevermind.George Lopez Kunta's Sayings By George Lopez: You know how Mexican restaurants always have "border" in the name: Border Grill, Border Cafe.
The bow tie started off with one of my friends, Kunta Littlejohn. He said if you want to be anybody, you've got to rock the bow tie. I dismissed it at first, but later he told me he had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, so I decided to wear the bow tie to support him. And as he got better, I came to learn the power of the bow tie.Dhani Jones Kunta's Sayings By Dhani Jones: The bow tie started off with one of my friends, Kunta Littlejohn. He said if