Quotations by Charles Evers

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Born: Monday, September 11, 1922
Profession: Activist
Nationality: American


And we never got the mule, let alone the forty acres.
- Charles Evers

Any time the country is split 50/50, the leader is wrong.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Time, Leader, Country, Wrong)

Anybody who runs for president in this country and comes out as strong as the Democrats were about helping the poor folks and black folks is not going to win.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Country, Democrats, Poor, President)

Go down to the Republican headquarters. They ain't got a single black working there. Not one.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Republican)

I believe in most of the things Republicans stand for.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Republicans)

I believe welfare makes you lazy and unproductive.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Welfare)

I don't believe in welfare.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Welfare)

I don't like a lot of social programs either because it makes you non-productive.
- Charles Evers

I feel there should be blacks in every Party.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Party)

I love the life I live. The Lord blessed me to be independent. I am independent.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Life, Love)

I loved Clinton; not as a Democrat, but as a person.
- Charles Evers

I took Bobby Kennedy through the delta and he cried like a baby.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Baby)

I'd rather be dead and in heaven than afraid to do what I think is right.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Heaven, Right)

I'm a Republican and I'm gonna stay a Republican because they need somebody like me to stay in the Party and keep hammering away.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Party, Republican)

I'm a Republican, by the way.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Republican)

I'm against abortion.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Abortion)

I'm against an all-white anything or an all-black anything.
- Charles Evers

I'm for economic independence.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Independence)

I'm for prayer in schools.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Prayer, Schools)

Iraq did nothing to us. Iraq was not responsible for 9/11.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Iraq, Nothing)

It's wrong to kill.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Wrong)

So I'm in the Republican Party for the same reason I was in the Democratic Party: to make sure blacks are included, along with everyone else.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Party, Reason, Republican)

Speaking as a black person, welfare is the worst thing that's ever happened to us.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Welfare)

The least I can do is show Medgar I still care. And Martin.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Care, Martin)

The main thing I believe in is freedom.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Freedom)

The problem is, the Republican Party hasn't done anything to make this country better and I speak as a Republican.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Country, Party, Republican)

The Republican Party does not reach out.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Party, Republican)

The Republican Party is not inclusive.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Party, Republican)

This is a racist country.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Country)

Two people will never be President in my lifetime. A woman and a black.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: People, President, Will, Woman)

We need to take responsibility and educate people. That's why black folks don't like me. I always say it's our responsibility to make safe neighborhoods. It's our job to get them cleaned up.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: People, Job, Responsibility)

We've begun to get justice.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Justice)

We've begun to put fear into those whites who think they can do anything they want to a black person and get away with it.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Fear, Want)

Welfare makes you dependent upon someone to take care of you.
- Charles Evers
(Keywords: Care, Welfare)







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