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.
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.
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.
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.
Black women don’t have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies.