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Quotes / Angry Black Man

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"You know what the most dangerous thing in America is, don't you Lamar? A nigger with a library card."
Brother Mouzone, The Wire

Frank: You heard me. Just 'cause a black man tries to earn a decent wage in this state...
Linus: That has nothing to do with...
Frank: ... some cracker cowboy like you's gotta kick him out on the street. Want me to jump down, turn around, pick a bale of cotton? Won't let me deal cards, might as well call it whitejack!

Anansi: A hundred years after you get free, you're still getting fucked out a job and shot at by police. You see what I'm saying?
[a slave shakes in rage]
Anansi: This guy gets it. I like him. He's getting angry. Angry is good. Angry... gets... shit... done.

Jeff Breckenridge: In the ‘60s, during the Newark riots, you could hear the looters shouting, "That was my 40 acres, I'll be back for the mule."
Josh: Catchy.

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