Quotes: segregation

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  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    America preaches integration and practices segregation.
  • And thus goes segregation which is the most far-reaching development in the history of the Negro since the enslavement of the race.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    As a matter of history, the Fourteenth Amendment was not understood to ban segregation on the basis of race.
    Source: Radicals in Robes (2009 edition), Basic Books
  • Bobby Seale
    Bobby Seale
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    Being so closely related to the South, barbecue was part of segregation and helped defeat it.
  • Cab Calloway
    Cab Calloway
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    Everybody did something. It was very entertaining. We had a lot of fun. Lot of fun. And there was no segregation, that I could see. I never saw any.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
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    From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
  • Many well-meaning intelligent people have argued since the May 17, 1954, decision of the United States Supreme Court outlawing segregation in the public schools that communication between the races has broken down.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    My family was a poor farming family, and we lived under absolute segregation.

  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    People are really beginning to see the mechanisms of imperialism. When colonialism existed people could see colonialism. When racial segregation existed in its apartheid form, people could see the whites only signs. But it's much more difficult to see the structures of neo-imperialism, neo-colonialism, neo-slavery.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
    Richard Dawkins
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    Segregation has no place in the education system.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
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    The organizers and perpetuators of segregation are as much the enemy of America as any foreign invader.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
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    We demand that segregation be ended in every school district in the year 1963! We demand that we have effective civil rights legislation - no compromise, no filibuster - and that include public accommodations, decent housing, integrated education, FEPC and the right to vote.
  • Cab Calloway
    Cab Calloway
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    We didn't have any segregation at the Cotton Club. No. The Cotton Club was wide open, it was free.
  • We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    When it comes to discrimination, Americans pride ourselves on how far we've come. Racial segregation is history. Explicit sex discrimination is banned. Same-sex marriage is the law of the land. But amidst all the progress, the male-female wage gap persists, and it's big.
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