Racial Equality Quotes

Quotes tagged as "racial-equality" (showing 1-12 of 12)
“The Nazis are not justified by saying,

Don't you know that there is more than just the issue of the Jews? The issues are more complex than that! What of the poor in this country, who cannot afford housing? What about the sick and malnourished? Don't you care about these people? Don't you claim to be a follower of Jesus?!

Supporting a murderous political agenda with such an argument is tragic!

And what do we know about Obama? He is the single most anti-life proponent that has ever run for the office of president.”
Joseph Bayly

Abhijit Naskar
“Sentiments that glorify humanity know no racial distinction.”
Abhijit Naskar, We Are All Black: A Treatise on Racism

Abhijit Naskar
“If origin defines race, then we are all Africans – we are all black.”
Abhijit Naskar, We Are All Black: A Treatise on Racism

Abhijit Naskar
“In the biological sense, race does not exist.”
Abhijit Naskar, We Are All Black: A Treatise on Racism

“We would often lead workshops in offices that were 95-100% white, and yet the participants would bitterly complain about Affirmative Action. This would unnerve me as I looked around these rooms and saw only white people. Clearly these white people were employed - we were in their workplace, after all. There were no people of color here, yet white people were making enraged claims that people of color were taking their jobs. This outrage was not based in any racial reality, yet obviously the emotion was real. I began to wonder how we managed to maintain that reality - how could we not see how white the workplace and its leadership was, at the very moment that we were complaining about not being able to get jobs because people of color would be hired over "us"? How were we, as white people, able to enjoy so much racial privilege and dominance in the workplace, yet believe so deeply that racism had changed direction to now victimize us?”
Robin DiAngelo

“To be an American is to be accosted by bigotry and enmity for the rights that you were told to appreciate.”
Tennessee West

“We want to remember that America is at its best when it’s struggling to live up to its stated ideals.”
Lonnie Bunch

“Narratives of racial exceptionality obscure the reality of ongoing institutional white control while reinforcing ideologies of individualism and meritocracy. They also do whites a disservice by obscuring the white allies behind the scenes who worked hard and long to open the field. These allies could serve as much-needed role models for other whites.”
Robin DiAngelo, What Does It Mean to Be White?: Developing White Racial Literacy

Abhijit Naskar
“If not as a true human, let me tell you as a Biologist, color of the skin does not define an individual’s intelligence – it does not define an individual’s ambitions - it does not define an individual’s dreams – and above all, it does not define an individual’s character.”
Abhijit Naskar, We Are All Black: A Treatise on Racism

Abhijit Naskar
“Call up the ever-pure, the effulgent and the ever-radiant character of true humanism in yourself and in others, and no racism shall have the power to thrive in such society even for a few seconds.”
Abhijit Naskar, We Are All Black: A Treatise on Racism

You Bet Your Life's sponsor, Chrysler, was convinced only a Commie would dare promote racial equality.”
Kliph Nesteroff, The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy

Abhijit Naskar
“It is character that should be the sole measure of judgement in the society of thinking humanity, and nothing short of that would do.”
Abhijit Naskar, We Are All Black: A Treatise on Racism