To me, at forty-four years old, my book was a search for truth and identity.
To abandon affirmative action is to say there is nothing more to be done about discrimination.
Coretta Scott King
If you appear in the 'Atlantic' or 'Harper's' or the 'New Yorker,' by God, you must be a writer, because everybody says so.
I wish that I had been in 'School of Rock' because, when I was younger, that movie was the movie. It really made me want to be an actor – that's so cheesy. But I remember seeing it when I was little and loving it so much, being like, 'I wish that I was in that.'
Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail to increase funding for programs, such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget.