"I'm for equality, but people have to take responsibility for
their own lives.
You can't blame everything on racism."
"It's not racism at all. It's just fear of crime. I think
people are afraid.
I know I am. Does that make me a racist?"
'Native people are an afterthought in the dialogue on race in this
It's as if everybody has decided we just don't matter. Well, we do matter."
"I don't see color, I just see the person."
"Colorblindness is not the answer, it just means you can't deal
with my race
so you want to blot it out and say I am exactly like you."
"When people look at me, they assume I don't speak English,
but my family has lived in Texas for five generations. In fact,
I don't speak Spanish."
"I'm not entirely comfortable about being here,
but if I'm not willing to be here nothing is going to change."
"We need to realize that people within each race are individuals
who don't necessarily share the same views or interests."