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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just plain wrong.
If you stick a knife nine inches into my back and pull it out three inches, that is not progress. Even if you pull it all the way out, that is not progress. Progress is healing the wound, and America hasn’t even begun to pull out the knife.
You don’t fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.
Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Jingoism, racism, fear, religious fundamentalism: these are the ways of appealing to people if you’re trying to organize a mass base of support for policies that are really intended to crush them.
Racism springs from ignorance.
The ultimate logic of racism is genocide.
We must never remain silent in the face of bigotry. We must condemn those who seek to divide us. In all quarters and at all times, we must teach tolerance and denounce racism, anti-Semitism and all ethnic or religious bigotry wherever they exist as unacceptable evils. We have no place for haters in America — none, whatsoever.
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
Racism is a grown-up disease and we must stop using our children to spread it.
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
No white American ever thinks that any other race is wholly civilized until he wears the white man’s clothes, eats the white man’s food, speaks the white man’s language, and professes the white man’s religion.
Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can.
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.
Racism cannot be separated from capitalism.
Although slavery may have been abolished, the crippling poison of racism still persists, and the struggle still continues.
What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.
What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.
… social evils are dangerously contagious. The fixed policy of persecution and injustice against a class of women who are weak and defenseless will be necessarily hurtful to the cause of all women.
We must acknowledge that issues like systemic racism, economic inequality, and the achievement gap are the result of man-made policies.
No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.
Black lives shouldn’t have to end for people to awaken to racism.
In more than a decade of his right-wing rule in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has cultivated an increasingly intolerant and authoritarian type of racist nationalism.
Israel would not be in 20 years, it would be gone. It certainly will not be a democracy. It will be an apartheid regime and the world will just reject it as they did South Africa. I’m now saying it will be gone.
Racism has never done this country any good, and it needs to be fought against, not put under new management for different groups.
is it necessary for every good white person to walk around feeling uncomfortable about themselves as abstractly complicit in a racist system before we see political change?
Denying racism is the new racism.
Imperialism is the underlying motor of racism. The underlying reason that racism keeps on being promoted in all of its various forms.
Racism isn’t born, folks, it’s taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.
I have said — and this is something very different — that colonialist Europe has grafted modern abuse onto ancient injustice, hateful racism onto old inequality.
They tell us we are all citizens, that we were born in this country. Well, a cat can have kittens in the oven, but that doesn’t make them biscuits!