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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
~ Thurgood Marshall - [Race and Racism]

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Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.
~ Georg Hegel - [Principles]

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And so this is Xmas for black and for white, for yellow and red, let's stop all the fight.
~ John Lennon - [Race and Racism]

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Anti-Semitism is a horrible disease from which nobody is immune, and it has a kind of evil fascination that makes an enlightened person draw near the source of infection, supposedly in a scientific spirit, but really to sniff the vapors and dally with the possibility.
~ Mary Mccarthy - [Race and Racism]

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As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports.
~ E. J. Hobsbawm - [Race and Racism]

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As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it -- whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash.
~ Harper Lee - [Race and Racism]

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I am fifty-two years of age. I am a bishop in the Anglican Church, and a few people might be constrained to say that I was reasonably responsible. In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -- a white skin.
~ Bishop Desmond Tutu - [Race and Racism]

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I am obliged to confess that I do not regard the abolition of slavery as a means of warding off the struggle of the two races in the Southern states. The Negroes may long remain slaves without complaining; but if they are once raised to the level of freemen, they will soon revolt at being deprived of almost all their civil rights; and as they cannot become the equals of the whites, they will speedily show themselves as enemies.
~ Alexis De Tocqueville - [Race and Racism]

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I do not think white America is committed to granting equality to the American Negro... this is a passionately racist country; it will continue to be so in the foreseeable future.
~ Susan Sontag - [Race and Racism]

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I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.
~ Michael Jordan - [Race and Racism]

 

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