Isaiah Bradley: So, a Black Captain America, huh?
Sam Wilson: Damn right.
Isaiah Bradley: The fight you taking on ain't gonna be easy, Sam.
Sam Wilson: Yeah, I might fail. Sh*t, I might die. But... We built this country. Bled for it. I'm not gonna let anybody tell me I can't fight for it. Not after what everybody before me went through. Including you.
Isaiah Bradley: Sh*t. I almost bought that.
Senator: You just don't understand.
Sam Wilson: I'm a Black man carrying the stars and stripes. What don't I understand? Every time I pick this thing up, I know there are millions of people who are gonna hate me for it. Even now, here... I feel it. The stares, the judgment. And there's nothin' I can do to change it. Yet, I'm still here. No super serum, no blond hair, or blue eyes. The only power I have is that I believe we can do better.
Bucky Barnes: I've been making amends.
Sam Wilson: Nah. You weren't amending, you were avenging. You were stopping all the wrongdoers you enabled as the Winter Soldier, because you thought it would bring you closure. You go to these people and say "sorry," because you think it'll make you feel better, right? But you gotta make them feel better. You gotta go to them and be of service. I'm sure there's at least one person in that book who needs closure about something, and you're the only one who can give it to 'em.
Bucky Barnes: Probably a dozen.
Sam Wilson: That's cool. Start with one.
Bucky Barnes: Good talk.
Isaiah Bradley: Them stars and stripes don't mean nothin' good to me.
Sam Wilson: I need to understand.
Isaiah Bradley: You understand. Every Black man does. Whether you wanna deny it or not...
Sam Wilson: Don't do that bitter, old man thing with me.
Isaiah Bradley: If you ain't bitter, you're blind.
Helmut Zemo: Sam, you can't hold out hope for Karli. No matter what you saw in her, she's gone. And we cannot allow that she and her acolytes become yet another faction of gods amongst real people. Super Soldiers cannot be allowed to exist.
Sam Wilson: Isn't that how gods talk? And if that's how you feel, what about Bucky? Blood isn't always the solution.