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Beah Richards
Born Beulah Elizabeth Richardson
(1920-07-12)July 12, 1920
Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Died September 14, 2000(2000-09-14) (aged 80)
Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Cause of death Emphysema
Alma mater Dillard University
Occupation Actress
Years active 1955–1998
Notable work Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Roots: The Next Generations
Spouse(s) Hugh Harrell Jr. (divorced)

Race, what is that? Race is a competition, somebody winning and somebody losing. Blood doesn't run in races! Come on!
Beah Richards
Heaven and earth! How is it that bodies join but never meet?
For me life is a challenge. And it will be a challenge if I live to be 100 or if I get to be a trillionaire.
Beah Richards
Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
Beah Richards