Brotherhood is for everyone. African-Americans talk about brotherhood that knows no bounds.

But you see now baby, whether you have a ph.d., d.d. or no d, we're in this bag together. And whether you are from Morehouse or Nohouse, we're still in this bag together.
Fannie Lou Hamer

Desegregation is a joke.
Nina Simone, Nina Simone Interview

Getting to the pint where the other is not the enemy is a big leap.
Stanley Crouch, Stanley Crouch Interview

I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street.
Malcolm X

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I think we have to own the fears that we have of each other, and then, in some practical way, some daily way, figure out how to see people differently than the way we were brought up to.
Alice Walker

One thing is clear to me: We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.
Barbara Jordan

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Maya Angelou

The first eight years of schooling was with all white people. So that helped me to understand how white people think. I think that transition is what helped me bridge the gap, because that's what my success has really been about: bridging the gap between the black community and the white community.
Will Smith

There is no escape - man drags man down, or man lifts man up.
Booker T. Washington

There is not enough magic in a bloodline to forge an instant, irrevocable bond.
James Earl Jones

We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
Maya Angelou

We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.
Gwendolyn Brooks

We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us -- not our effects on others.
Pearl Bailey

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

What we're all striving for is authenticity, a spirit-to-spirit connection.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine

When ordinary people decide to do extraordinary things they transform their lives and the lives of others around them.
Oprah Winfrey

When our thoughts - which bring actions - are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white, we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be.
George Washington Carver

You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.
Bobby Seale

You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marian Wright Edelman