Theres still plenty to do. I think Ill never run out
of things to accomplish, as long as Im alive, because theres
so much to learn, and so much to do. I always feel like I have
so much further to go, personally, spiritually, emotionally, mentally,
Latifah - Learning
is really on some race stuff. It's unfortunate that we don't
deal with it and that's why it doesn't go away.
Latifah - America
I miss the
'70's where you had shows like 'The Jefferson's' and 'All In
The Family' where Black people could be Black and white people
could be white. Racists could be racists, and non-racists could
be non-racists, but it was talked about.
Latifah - White
To be honest
with you, all my life Ive been in a battle to overcome
my fears. Ive had to take that chance with everything
Ive done, from riding my bike down that driveway, to skateboarding,
to soccer, to every sport I every tried out for.
Latifah - Life
For me, it might sound cliche, but beauty for me really does
start on the inside. It's like a state of mind, a state of love
if you will. Then, whatever you can do on the outside is all
like a bonus.
Latifah - Body
Image - Love
I never limit myself to supposedly typical female roles, let
alone African-American female ones. Neither does my agent or
my partner slash manager. So, when theyre out there looking
for stuff, theyre looking for good pieces of work. Good
ideas, not just a role for a black female.
Latifah - Black
to label you. I've never like being labelled. I can't take it
because I'm never going to do the same thing over and over and
over. I hate being limited. I hate being put in a box. The music
that I've made, the way that I've carried myself, I've always
had this weird broad audience.
Latifah - Change