Racial Equality Quotes

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  • Ramadan is a celebration of a faith known for great diversity and racial equality.

    Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan, obamawhitehouse.archives.gov. August 11, 2010.
  • He wasn't someone fighting for racial equality. He was the leader of a violent, Communist revolution that has nearly succeeded in all of its grisly horror.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.

  • It does no service to the cause of racial equality for white people to content themselves with judging themselves to be nonracist. Few people outside the clan or skinhead movements own up to all-out racism these days. White people must take the extra step. They must become anti-racist.

    White   Racism   People  
  • The interesting scope of Mark Twain's development as a human being is that he grew. He saw, he travelled, he studied this country and later the world with the eye of a man educating himself. This is a central fact in the Mark Twain legacy. He became an American spokesman for the ideals of racial equality and dignity for the working man because he was willing to look the world in its face and see, really see what was happening to the people in it.

    Country   Eye   Men  
    Source: www.broadwayworld.com
  • I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races: that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people.

    War   Race   White  
    Fourth Debate with Stephen A. Douglas, Charleston, Ill., 18 Sept. 1858
  • It's unfortunate that [Louis] Brandeis was not able to translate or abstract his devotion to cultural pluralism and racial equality as he put it for Jews to enslave people and their descendants and to African Americans.

    Source: www.slate.com
  • Throughout history, Islam has demonstrated through words and deeds the possibilities of religious tolerance and racial equality.

    A New Beginning: Speech at Cairo University, delivered 4 June 2009, Cairo, Egypt
  • I think it's important for us to recognize that although historically black communities have been very progressive with respect to issues of race and with respect to struggles for racial equality, that does not necessarily translate into progressive positions on gender issues, progressive positions on issues of sexuality and in the latter 1990s we have to recognize the intersectionality, the interconnectedness of all of these institutions and attitudes.

    Frontline Interview, www.pbs.org. 1997.
  • To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.

    Life   Equality   Alaska  
    William Faulkner (2011). “Essays, Speeches & Public Letters”, p.101, Modern Library
  • I would point out that Japan's proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States

  • Fidel Castro rhetorically championed the poor. He also held the Cuban economy in a kind of arrested state. He called for racial equality but often cracked down - but did crack down on the press and dissidents and Cuban gays.

    Gay   Cracks   Kind  
    "Cuba Reacts To Fidel Castro's Death". Interview with Scott Simon, kccu.org. November 26, 2016.
  • The Negro who experiences bitter and agonizing circumstances as a result of some ungodly white person is tempted to look upon all white persons as evil, if he fails to look beyond his circumstances. But the minute he looks beyond his circumstances and sees the whole of the situation, he discovers that some of the most implacable and vehement advocates of racial equality are consecrated white persons.

    White   Evil   Looks  
  • I believe profoundly in the possibilities of democracy, but democracy needs to be emancipated from capitalism. As long as we inhabit a capitalist democracy, a future of racial equality, gender equality, economic equality will elude us.

    Believe   Elude Us   Long  
  • My fight is not for racial sameness but for racial equality and against racial prejudice and discrimination.

  • If I can mean to people - if I can symbolize the ability to pursue gender equality, racial equality, and to be truthful about our experiences, then, absolutely, that's what I want to be.

    Mean   People   Want  
    "Anita Hill Reflects on 20 Years Since Clarence Thomas Hearings". Interview with Judy Woodruff, www.pbs.org. October 10, 2011.
  • Long before many of us were even conscious of our own degradation, these men [Marcus Garvey and W. E. B. DuBois] fought for African national and racial equality.

    "All-African People's Conference".
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