Top 7 Roxie Roker Quotes

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“I was very much a part of the civil rights era, so, of course, my fantasy was to marry some outstanding black gentleman, a leader – someone like Martin Luther King who was doing something for black people.”

― Roxie Roker

“I was raised in a very, very loving household. I had quite unusual parents, and my father has always been my hero.”

― Roxie Roker

“I wish there was more for minorities than sitcoms. I’d like to see a soap opera about blacks. People don’t live in isolation anymore.”

― Roxie Roker

“They were looking for someone to play the neighbor of the Jeffersons. I thought it would be a nice trip to Los Angeles. When you get a call like that, you don’t expect much to come of it.”

― Roxie Roker

“I felt Helen Willis was in tune with the situation of a black woman married to a white man, and she had no problem being black.”

― Roxie Roker

“I don’t like that putdown: that when you’re trying to achieve, you’re trying to be white. That makes me mad.”

― Roxie Roker

“Black people are achievers; we’re survivors.”

― Roxie Roker
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