I know of at least two black women who are billionaires: Sheila Johnson, who co-founded BET, and Oprah Winfrey. And I know of hundreds of black women whose net worth is over $1 million.
We must think and act like a nation of a billion people and not like that of a million people. Dream, dream, dream!
We must develop huge demonstrations, because the world is used to big dramatic affairs. They think in terms of hundreds of thousands and millions and billions... Billions of dollars are appropriated at the twinkling of an eye. Nothing little counts.
Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone.
My family, ain't no more struggling to pay this bill, pay that bill.
My first gig was a Corn Pops commercial. I did the first Vanilla Coke campaign. A Juicy Fruit commercial paid my bills for years.
The first part of my career, how I was paying the bills was commercials. I was just doing tons of commercials.
The beauty of our country is that when it was founded that they took some time to lay out civil liberties in the first 10 Amendments - the Bill of Rights. I'm a firm believer in those civil liberties and the ability to have your own opinion.
I loved Billie Holiday more than any other person other than myself on the stage. Yeah, I do.
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