Sister Souljah - Quotes

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The gap between the young people and the rest of society is that... young people don't have hope. ---->>>

Shakespeare wrote about love. I write about love. Shakespeare wrote about gang warfare, family feuds and revenge. I write about all the same things. ---->>>

I think that the path that I took was normal in the American society where young women and men are not trained as to how to make the transition from being a girl to being a woman, from being a boy to being a man. And so I think that most young people in America live by trial and error, and not by parental instruction, community guidance. ---->>>

So for everybody who allows themselves to be separated from me because I said 'African' instead of 'Nubian' or 'Black' or 'Kemet' or 'original' or 'Israelite,' don't be so foolish. I say 'African' because the continent of Africa is the land from which we all originate. It is the word that we are most familiar with right now. ---->>>

I never said I was an angel. Nor am I innocent or holy like the Virgin Mary. What I am is natural and serious and as sensitive as an open nerve on an ice cube. ---->>>

I think America loves cooperative black men. I am not against Colin Powell, but I know who he is. ---->>>

History is history. What is done is done. ---->>>

I was well known to African Americans before Bill Clinton discovered me. He was like Christopher Columbus riding up on something he didn't understand. ---->>>

My definition of good is that you understand that this is a question of power. That you be willing to give up some power. That you be willing to give up some resources. ---->>>

Black people don't know what white people are talking about when they talk about a Sister Souljah moment. I tell them it's the moment you meet a proud, beautiful black woman you can never forget. ---->>>

I don't want to be limited or ghettoized in any way. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 1964
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
Occupation: Author

Sister Souljah (born Lisa Williamson, 1964) is an American author, activist, recording artist, and film producer. She gained prominence for Bill Clinton's criticism of her remarks about race in the United States during the 1992 presidential campaign. Clinton's well-known repudiation of her comments led to what is now known in politics as a Sister Souljah moment (wikipedia)