White Women Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best White Women Quotes from famous persons: Maya Angelou, Shelby Steele, Claudette Colvin, Grace Napolitano, Salim Akil. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the White Women Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Emmitt Till had walked into a cultural narrative in which his role was already tragically written. It was a narrative designed to preserve white supremacy. So it gave power – the right to kill – to any white claiming to defend the honor of white women.
As long as white people put people of color, African Americans and Latinos, in the same dispensable bag, and look at our children of color as insignificant and treat women of color as not as deserving of protection as white women, we will never achieve true equality.
Latinas’ life expectancies are relatively long. When a current retiree hits 65 and begins receiving her benefit check, she can expect to live another 22 years. That life expectancy is higher than white women or men.
In popular culture, there is this notion that African-American men and women can’t get together, and we’re having these issues. I think it’s an American problem because I know a lot of white women and men who are having just as many issues trying to find ‘that person‘ as anyone.
I think it would be difficult to argue that I’m a net-negative for womankind. I’ve tried pretty hard to bring in unusual female voices and perspectives. Not just young women and not just white women, either. I don’t know that I’m the best target for improvement. I don’t know that I’m the problem.
Some black women hug me and walk away. A lot of black men talk about dating white women and how they’ve been there, too. People open up about their racial experiences. I feel like I’m a walking therapy session. It’s quite intense. But it means a lot to people.
In the nineteenth century, in part because a ton of American men moved west, in part because of the Civil War, and in part because of trepidation about marriage, which was then a very confining institution, there was a big population of women – mostly middle-class white women on the East Coast – who didn’t marry.
It took me years to find a program that kept me in shape: Gyms felt intimidating, and women’s magazines seemed tailored for toning the bodies of already trim white women.
Even without the euphoria of ‘yes we can,’ Hillary Clinton is to white women what Barack Obama was to African-Americans. She represents the opportunity to see a like image in the Oval Office for the first time.
I think that women of color use social media to make our voices heard with or without the amplification of white women. I also think that, many times, when white women want our support, they use an umbrella of ‘women supporting women’ and forget that they didn’t lend the same kind of support.
When we talk about feminism – equality without apology for all – we can’t be talking about for all white women or all highly educated women but all women, regardless of color, class, creed, sexual orientation or identity.
White women are themselves oppressed and that they would therefore be able to align themselves with other oppressed people.
I made my first white women friends in college; they loved me and were loyal to our friendship, but I understood, as they did, that they were white women and that whiteness mattered.
Ethnic minority women generally have poorer outcomes from their pregnancy compared to white women.
Feminism is being broken open, to welcome more people than just white women of a certain class.
It’s all too common that when we talk about diversity and inclusion, and gender equity in the workplace, it translates to just white women.
We must begin to tell black women’s stories because, without them, we cannot tell the story of black men, white men, white women, or anyone else in this country. The story of black women is critical because those who don’t know their history are doomed to repeat it.
In the suffragist and abolitionist era, there were a lot of white women and some black men and women who argued for the old hierarchy and against universal adult suffrageoften on religious grounds.
I go out with white women. This makes a lot of people unhappy, mostly black women.
When the #MeToo movement started and went viral, it was everyday people all around the world. The fact that the stories continue to be about famous white women has everything to do with who the media places attention on.
After Emancipation, black women married earlier and more often because they were legally free to do so for the first time, and that was true until after World War II. But middle-class white women married less and later.
Thank God for jazz. It gave black women what film and theater gave white women: a well-lighted space where they could play with roles and styles, conduct esthetic experiments and win money and praise.
When I go through the airport and see white women walking through the airport barefooted, like athlete‘s feet don’t exist, there’s something wrong.
Black women don’t have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies.