Raised In The South Quotes by Sonia Sotomayor, Edward P. Jones, James Denton, Ed Helms, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Megan Fox and many others.
I am a product of affirmative action. I am the perfect affirmative action baby. I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the south Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale. Not so far off so that I wasn’t able to succeed at those institutions.
At first I read mostly books by Southern authors – black and white – because almost all the people I knew were born and raised in the South, starting with my mother. I remember I got a lot of Erskine Caldwell.
I was born and raised in the South, which is pretty conservative.
I grew up in Georgia and I think if you’re raised in the South it’s where a lot of the war was fought, and it’s just more present in the sort of psyche of the South. So I’ve always just been interested and sort of fascinated by [Civil War].
Before I started studying martial arts, I had temper problems. I could definitely fly off the handle. Being raised in the south in 1956 definitely gave me some memories to latch onto for negative emotions.
There are a couple of different types of food I eat a lot. I was raised in the South, in Tennessee, so IвЂ™m going to go with comfort food, soul food. I would probably start with collard greens and candied baby carrots and then have some biscuits and white gravy – and for dessert, probably blackberry cobbler.
I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx, went to public school, got out of public college, went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it.