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Daughters of the Dust Quotes

Daughters of the Dust is a television program that first aired in 1970 . Daughters of the Dust ended in 1970.

It features Lindsay Law as producer, John Barnes in charge of musical score, and Arthur Jafa as head of cinematography.

Daughters of the Dust is recorded in English language and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Daughters of the Dust is 112 minutes long. Daughters of the Dust is distributed by Kino International (company).

The cast includes: Adisa Anderson as Eli Peazant, Cora Lee Day as Nana Peazant, Cheryl Lynn Bruce as Viola Peazant, Kaycee Moore as Haagar Peazant, and Tommy Hicks as Mr. Snead.

Daughters of the Dust Quotes

Cheryl Lynn Bruce as Viola Peazant

  • (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) "When I left this island, I was a sinner and I didn't even know it. But I left this island, touched over to the mainland, and fell into the arms of the Lord."
  • (Unnamed) "What they got out there, Viola?"
  • (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) "Life, child, the beginning of a new life."
  • (Unnamed) "Who they out there?"
  • (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) "Jesus Christ, the Son of God."
  • (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) "They're not supposed to die. It ain't right. There supposed to die and go to heaven. It ain't right."
  • (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) "All that yellow wasted."

Cora Lee Day as Nana Peazant

  • (Cora Lee Day) "I am the first and the last. I am the honored one and the scorned one. I am the whore and the holy one. I am the wife and the virgin. I am the barren one and many are my daughters. I am the silence that you can not understand. I am the utterance of my name."
  • (Cora Lee Day) "There must be a connection -- We are two people in one body; nanas of the old and the force of the new."

Tommy Hicks as Mr. Snead


Adisa Anderson as Eli Peazant

  • (Older Cousin) "Maybe when we go North, you can take more with you than Eula and your dreams."
  • (Adisa Anderson) "I ain't got no more dreams, cousin."
  • (Adisa Anderson) "What're we supposed to remember, Nana? How, at one time, were we able to protect those we loved? How, in Africa world, we were kings and queens and built great big cities?"
  • (Cora Lee Day) "Eli, I'm trying to teach you how to touch your own spirit. I'm fighting for my life, Eli, and I'm fighting for yours. Look in my face. I'm trying to give you something to take north with you, along with all your great big dreams."

Kaycee Moore as Haagar Peazant

  • (Kaycee Moore) "If Nana Peazant wants to live and die on this island, then God bless her old soul."

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