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Racism Quotes

Racism is the opium that has been continuously paralyzing and poisoning human race soon after its advent. Ironically colors that teach the beauty of diversity have been used by people to differentiate and deprive some of the basic rights to life. It is the prejudice created in the society that looks down upon some people due to their economic backwardness or their kinship. These famous bias/prejudice quotations and sayings will bring forth the gravity of this social evil.

Candace Owens

Fascists, Antifa attacked me, and an all-black police force in Philadelphia, and they claim to be fighting racism.

Fighting Police
Katherine Ryan

Racism is what acquitted O. J. Simpson.

Candace Owens

Racism exists, but it is far less rampant than ignorance, and ignorance can be cured through experience.

Eminem

Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.

Lisa Bonet

I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.

John Mason Brown

I know I'm the only white guy on the bus. I usually am.

Herman Cain

People sometimes hold themselves back because they want to use racism as an excuse for them not being able to achieve what they want to achieve.

Chris Rock

Every now and then I'm in a situation where someone doesn't recognize me, and I experience racism. Things like not being buzzed into a store or sitting in first class on a plane and having someone ask to see my ticket four times.

Oprah Winfrey

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.

Kayleigh McEnany

False allegations of racism, bigotry, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and now lying each have their own chapter in the Trump takedown playbook.

Kellyanne Conway

Of course there's racism in this country, and we have a terrible history of that in this nation.

Kamala Harris

Racism is real in this country.

I can't say I have enough experience with Hollywood to feel that I've encountered racism there. I can tell you that I did about five fruitless years of auditioning for voiceovers where I did variations on tacos and Latin accents, and my first screen role was as a bellhop on 'The Sopranos.'

Audre Lorde

But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black person and a White person loving each other in a racist society.

Desmond Tutu

Racism, xenophobia and unfair discrimination have spawned slavery, when human beings have bought and sold and owned and branded fellow human beings as if they were so many beasts of burden.

All these walls that keep us from loving each other as one family or one race - racism, religion, where we grew up, whatever, class, socioeconomic - what makes us be so selfish and prideful, what keeps us from wanting to help the next man, what makes us be so focused on a personal legacy as opposed to the entire legacy of a race.

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Timothy Olyphant

I hate to tell you, but racism is alive and well in a lot of parts of the world.

Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.

John David Washington

Every time I was off school, I was in Carolina with my cousins. So it was a big influence on me. I actually experienced straight-up racism out there, too.

Lewis Hamilton

I had a lot of racism growing up where I grew up. Bullied at school. It definitely encouraged me. It's like battle wounds - you come out the other side, and it just makes you tougher.

Jurnee Smollett

There's still a really divisive residue in our nation that's called racism and prejudice and oppression and sexism.

Ilhan Omar

We need to recognize that racism has never been subtle, though it has gone underreported.

Megyn Kelly

I - listen, racism - being a racist is the worst thing you can say about somebody. I mean, it is such a charged accusation. And I really think people should be very careful before they level that.

John David Washington

Of course I've felt racism.

Gloria Steinem

A majority of Americans want redemption for racism - for our terrible, destructive racist past - and so see a vote for Obama as redemptive.

Mindy Kaling

The funniest racism is the racism between minorities. It's something you don't see dramatized, but almost every minority I know who's my age, they have these funny stories about their parents stereotyping other minorities.

Shia LaBeouf

I was the only white kid in my neighborhood for most of my youth even in high school, so reverse racism was just as apparent as racism.

My brother and sister had a much worse childhood, I think, because they were older, and they had to deal with a lot more racism because they grew up in the '70s and I grew up more in the '80s. So they had to deal with crosses being burned on their lawn and their dogs being poisoned.

Gloria Steinem

The same way that racism is a white person's problem, violence against women is a men's problem.

Mitt Romney

Trickle-down racism, trickle-down bigotry, trickle-down misogyny, all these things are extraordinarily dangerous to the heart and character of America.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Racism still exists in the sport of boxing.

Believing that no one is better than the other. You know I grew up in the South. My senior year there was a very big racial tension.