28 March 1977, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, USA
I am here tonight. To explain. Why. No Black Poeple. Will ever be nominated for anything.
Black people love to act. We can cry at the drop of a hat. [cries]
Or laugh. [laughs]
These are some of the things black people can do.
We are also going to stop entertaining.
That will show you.
We refuse to be in show business altogether.
We are quitting.
Then see who sings and dances for you.