Quotes by racism

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  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey
    American TV host, Actress 1954-
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    I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism and sexism.
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
    Claude D. Pepper
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    Age-based retirement arbitrarily severs productive persons from their livelihood, squanders their talents, scars their health, strains an already overburdened Social Security system, and drives many elderly people into poverty and despair. Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
    Claude D. Pepper
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    Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
    Assata Shakur
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    Are you ready to sacrifice to end world hunger? To sacrifice to end colonialism? To end neo-colonialism? To end racism? To end sexism?
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
    Bell Hooks
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    As we search as a nation for constructive ways to challenge racism and white supremacy, it is absolutely essential that progressive female voices gain a hearing.
    Source: Ending Racism Killing Rage
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
  • Alija Izetbegovic
    Alija Izetbegovic
    Bosnian politician 1925-2003
    Alija Izetbegovic
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    Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those 'others'. Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black person and a White person loving each other in a racist society.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    Certainly we can end racism with love. We can demand that the federal government change its emphasis on racial distinction.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Defeating racism, tribalism, intolerance and all forms of discrimination will liberate us all, victim and perpetrator alike.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    For everybody, I think that we all, when we look at this situation of race, we need a change of heart, and I said it before. I believe the heart change comes from repenting of your racism, repenting of your bias, repenting of your prejudice and understanding that, you know what, God sees us all the same.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    I am a Muslim and my religion makes me be against all forms of racism. It keeps me from judging any man by the color of his skin. It teaches me to judge him by his deeds .
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
    German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
    Albert Speer
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    I grow dizzy when I recall that the number of manufactured tanks seems to have been more important to me than the vanished victims of racism.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    I've written 18 books, mostly dealing with issues of social justice, ending racism, feminism, and cultural criticism.
  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver
    American afro-amerikan leader, writer 1935-
    Eldridge Cleaver
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    If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
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