Quotes by African American Women

The editorial team of Tales By Males is really moved by seeing the success of these African American women and would like to present the quotes by African American women. As we strongly condemn racism and seeing the hate in the world recently on black people and how they are getting bullied by the powerful institutions.

It is our responsibility to inspire all the African American women out there to not to be afraid of anything and get inspiration from the quotes by African American women who have become successful in their lives and achieved their goals.

We want you to read these quotes and light that fire in your heart saying if these African American women did then you can also do it.

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Here are the 51 Best Quotes by African American Women

  1. “Why tell your story if you’re not going to tell it in its entirety?” Janet Mock
  1. “My biggest fear has always been being 40 and hating my job. I love challenges. I’m not afraid to try anything.” Carla Hall
  2. “If I don’t poke my head out of my shell and show people who I am, all anyone will ever think I am is my shell.” Shonda Rhimes
  3. “I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.” Halle Berry
  4. “We are at war, and our security as a nation depends on winning that war.” Condoleezza Rice
  5. “I just have to be myself. I’m not perfect and I’m going to make mistakes, I might say the wrong thing.” Laverne Cox
  1. “Don’t rest on your laurels. There’s always going to be someone behind you who’s going to be better than you. So you need to get out there and keep working.” Sheila Johnson
  2. “What he showed me was not what I had to get, but what I already have. I am just myself, and who I am is a lot.” Phylicia Rashad
  3. “You can talk all day long, but if you don’t do something, it’s a waste.” Lena Waithe
  4. “If you’re doing something outside of the dominant culture, there’s not an easy place for you. You will have to do it yourself.” Ava DuVernay
  5. “I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.” Tracee Ellis Ross
  1. “You cannot take your freedoms for granted. Just like generations who have come before you, you have to do your part to preserve and protect those freedoms… you need to be preparing yourself to add your voice to our national conversation.” Michelle Obama
  2. “I wanna meet Meryl Streep, so she can be my mama. I want Meryl Streep to be my mom in movie.” Tiffany Haddish
  3. “Don’t misunderstand me; I don’t want to die alone, but spending quality time with myself 60 to 70 percent of the day is my idea of mecca.” Issa Rae
  4. “A Modern Mom to me is not always someone that juggles a career and family. A Modern Mom is a woman who takes care of herself on the inside and the outside.” Regina King
  5. “I’ve been doing a lot of drama, but I feel like comedy is my strength.” Taraji P. Henson
  1. “I am a slave to fashion. I love to get into what’s hot and current when I dress myself or somebody else. Usually, it’s someone else because I’m constantly working on finding the best looks for actors.” Ruth E. Carter
  2. “All Oprah needs is a good book. My only request when she’s building any house is, ‘Could I please have a TV in my bedroom?” Gayle King
  3. “In Hollywood, you play a mom, and the next thing you know, you’re on ‘The Golden Girls.’ They age you so fast.” Gabrielle Union
  4. “We just need to be kinder to ourselves. If we treated ourselves the way we treated our best friend, can you imagine how much better off we would be?” Meghan Markle
  5. “My dad was in the Army, so what was happening internationally and nationally was always important to my family.” Tamron Hall
  1. “Dancing was always part of my culture growing up in Barbados. When I shot my 1st video I worked really hard with my choreographer to perfect the routines.” Rihanna
  2. I spend around two and a half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach.” Allyson Felix
  3. “We all think there is a formula, (but) as long as we love our children, that’s really the only solid thing I know that works across the board.” Jada Pinkett Smith
  4. “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is an opportunity.” Viola Davis
  5. “Don’t beg for your dignity and your humanity.” Tarana Burke
  6. “This house was the only home he’d ever had, and he’d shared it with his mother up until two years before when Dad and Chad moved.” Janet Mock
  1. “Sometimes the toilet paper does not win. Sometimes a broke woman needs the red wine more.” Shonda Rhimes
  2. “Our policies toward Iraq simply are to protect the region and to protect Iraq’s people and neighbors.” Halle Berry
  3. “So I think, if September 11 taught us anything, it taught us that we’re vulnerable and vulnerable in ways that we didn’t fully understand.” Condoleezza Rice
  4. “When you put love out in the world it travels, and it can touch people and reach people in ways that we never even expected.” Laverne Cox
  1. “You have to learn to be patient and not give up. Look to your parents; they need to be there for you. But having spiritual faith will get you through anything.” Sheila Johnson
  2. “What I love about being an actress is being able to really look into myself and understand another human being.” Phylicia Rashad
  3. “I’m not in the business of making us look clean, but I don’t want us to look like monsters either. I think there is a little bit of hero and villain in all of us.” Lena Waithe
  4. “We have to find new ways to work without permission, new ways to turn corners and go through doors that are closed off to us to create our own audiences and our own material independently.” Ava DuVernay
  5. “It was when I realized I needed to stop trying to be somebody else and be myself, that I actually started to own, accept, and love what I had.” Tracee Ellis Ross
  1. “You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.” Michelle Obama
  2. “Any comedic roles that I’ve gone out for usually end up going to a white woman or a gay man instead.” Tiffany Haddish
  3. “I needed to see more from my movies than the extremely tragic black woman, or the magic helpless Negro, or the many black men in dresses.” Issa Rae
  4. “I never really loved school through junior high, but then I started running track my freshman year, and I was just like, ’Wow, this is cool!’” Regina King
  5. “The best thing about being in New York is the people, and you get to walk everywhere.” Taraji P. Henson
  1. “I think that The Great Gatsby has had some influence on contemporary dressing. I’m seeing more boyish haircuts and drop-waist sheath dresses.” Ruth E. Carter
  2. “People think that I don’t work, and I fly around in Oprah’s private plane doing whatever I want.” Gayle King
  3. “I played sports year around: basketball, soccer, softball, and I ran track year-round, from the time I was, like, six, seven.” Gabrielle Union
  4. “With fame comes opportunity, but it also includes responsibility—to advocate and share, to focus less on glass slippers, and more on pushing through glass ceilings. And, if I’m lucky enough, to inspire.” Meghan Markle
  5. “We’re not monolithic. What is blackness? To me, how do you define that?” Tamron Hall
  1. “People think because we’re young, we aren’t complex, but that’s not true. We deal with life and love and broken hearts in the same way a woman a few years older might.” Rihanna
  2. “I have learned that track doesn’t define me. My faith defines me. I’m running because I have been blessed with a gift.” Allyson Felix
  3. “I’m extremely ambitious. I don’t know why people are afraid to say that. I won’t sell my soul to the devil, but I do want success and I don’t think that’s bad.” Jada Pinkett Smith
  4. “You don’t have to be anything but yourself to be worthy.” Tarana Burke
  5. “Even when I get the fried chicken special of the day, I have to dig into it like it’s filet mignon.” Viola Davis

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