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#1. In places like Germany or France the idea of black-white is not so much black-white but "our people and them," and "them" can be people from the near east like Turks or Muslims or North Africans, all of whom might well be considered white in the United States. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#2. I'm a professional historian. I do my research. I have a PhD. What does my race have to do with it? - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#3. You need to do some work even if you have the talent. So I just went the way that was easier, the way I knew what to do, but I have always had the pleasure of the eye. I've always enjoyed color. I'm a knitter. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#4. Making art for me is not fun in the sense of la, la, la, la, but it's something that I find very absorbing and very satisfying. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#5. Before science, before the eighteenth century, religion answered the questions, and so in the nineteenth century for instance there was a real jostling between science and religion over the truth and this is why Darwin was so controversial. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#6. We live in a world in which it's harder to talk about the American in the singular, so we're a multi. We have several different people who represent the United States, so in that sense whiteness, the salience, the importance of whiteness is kind of tamping down some. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#7. The American sense of the importance, the fundamental importance of the black-white dichotomy, comes out of societies founded in the era of the African slave trade, so societies like ours, that is to say the western hemisphere, the Caribbean and so forth, we share a lot in common. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#8. What we can see depends heavily on what our culture has trained us to look for. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#9. Science is a truth that is true no matter what, no matter when and for all time and science as the kind of gospel truth replaces the gospel, which was religion. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#10. Being a graduate student is no fun and is hard, but I'm sticking with it. I love making art. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#11. Emerson was not passionate about abolition. He wasn't a passionate person. He was a cool intellectual, and I think he probably was a little uncomfortable with passionate people, but he was against slavery. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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