Racism Quotes and Sayings
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, he is trash.
– Harper Lee
Everyone should be colorblind to see the beauty of people.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just plain wrong.
– Muhammad Ali
Racism springs from the lie that certain human beings are less than fully human. It’s a self-centered falsehood that corrupts our minds into believing we are right to treat others as we would not want to be treated.
– Alveda King
From Black Soldiers during the war in Vietnam:
Here lies the YELLOW man, killed by a BLACK man, fighting for the WHITE man who killed all the RED men.
Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination.
Accomplishments have no color.
– Leontyne Price
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
– Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
– William Faulkner
To play the piano you need the black keys and the white keys.
Do not judge others by race but their achievements and contributions in life.
Racism will only end when the past is forgotten, which isn’t likely.
To all those people who hate immigrants, please remember, “We are all from somewhere else.”
My name does not show who I am but my character does.
If a white man falls off a chair drunk, it’s just a drunk. If a Negro does, it’s the whole damn. Negro race.
– Bill Cosby