Quotations About / On: RACISM

  • 11.
    What can US Americans discuss that is important? Not racism, not Israel, not our dysfunctional congress, or poor- getting poorer- people. We fail.
    (Kathryn Bullington)
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  • 12.
    Life is not like the movements of a robot; so, don't destroy the world with racism.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Advice.)
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  • 13.
    Life is with love and, nature is with colours! so, let us stay in peace and love each other; with the joy of the heart than, with racism.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Wisdom.)
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  • 14.
    Without colours there is no life; so, don't destroy the world with racism.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Advice.)
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  • 15.
    Creation! Let us live together as one; without racism.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (In Unity.)
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  • 16.
    Assumptions that racism is more oppressive to black men than black women, then and now ... based on acceptance of patriarchal notions of masculinity.
    (bell hooks (b. c. 1955), African American feminist author and educator. Yearning, ch. 8 (1990).)
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  • 17.
    When feminism does not explicitly oppose racism, and when antiracism does not incorporate opposition to patriarchy, race and gender politics often end up being antagonistic to each other and both interests lose.
    (Kimberly Crenshaw (b. 1959), African American author. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power, ch. 14 (1992).)
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  • 18.
    ... patriarchy creates megapatterns that affect us all—even as we forge different individual choices within them—just as do the megapatterns of nationalism or racism.
    (Gloria Steinem (b. 1934), U.S. feminist, author, and editor. Moving Beyond Words, part 6 (1994).)
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  • 19.
    If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
    (Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1935), U.S. African American leader, writer. "The White Race and Its Heroes," Soul on Ice (1968).)
  • 20.
    It has been observed that while anti-black racism charges its object with inferiority, anti-Semitism charges its object with iniquity. The racist believes that blacks are incapable of running anything by themselves. The anti-Semite believes (in one popular bit of folklore) that thirteen rabbis rule the world.
    (Henry Louis, Jr. Gates (b. 1950), U.S. author, educator. "Backlash?" New Yorker (May 17, 1993).)
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