Stephen Carter - Quotes

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When you shoot someone who is fleeing, it's not self-defense. It's an execution. ---->>>

There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots. ---->>>

Teaching civility is an obligation of the family. ---->>>

More than 20 years on, sustained competition, informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation. ---->>>

I find it hard to think of myself as selling books. I don't even have a Web site. I want to sit and write, not sell. ---->>>

I think of my novels as entertainments. ---->>>

I think that black fiction authors have to work very hard to avoid being typed as seeking only a black audience. ---->>>

If you're fascinated by America, you'll be fascinated by family. ---->>>

In real life there are indeed black people who have been in the middle class for generations, but in entertainment it's as if they don't exist. ---->>>

So much emotion goes into writing fiction. ---->>>

To be black and an intellectual in America is to live in a box. On the box is a label, not of my own choosing. ---->>>

Even in 2012, if there's a black character in the movies or on television that's a professional, if we even hear about their backgrounds they're always 'up from the streets.' ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-26, 1954
Occupation: Lawyer