Annie Elizabeth Delany quotes

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There are certain stereotypes that are offensive. Some of them don't worry me, though. For instance, I have always thought that Ma ...
[My mother told me:] "You must decide whether you want to get married someday, or have a career."... I set my sights on the career ...
...we avoid hospitals because ... they'll kill you there. They overtreat you. And when they see how old you are, and that you stil ...
Once in a while, God sends a good white person my way, even to this day. I think it's God's way of keeping me from becoming too me ...
...you don't have to be as good as white people, you have to be better or the best. When Negroes are average, they fail, unless th ...
I am a colored woman or a Negro woman. Either one is OK. People dislike those words now. Today these use this term African America ...
I am the kind of Negro that most white people don't know about. They either don't know, or maybe they don't want to know, I'm not ...
...we never worked for white people in their homes. No, sir, not even once! That is one of the accomplishments in my life of which ...
You are not a doctor of dentistry! You are a doctor of segregation!
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