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Letter "R" » racism
«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.»
«Affirmative action is the attempt to deal with malignant racism by instituting benign racism»
«At the heart of racism is the religious assertion that God made a creative mistake when He brought some people into being»
«In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.»
«I look at an ant and l see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.»
Author: Miriam Makeba
, cope with
, South African
, South Africans
, The Weight
«My generation's apathy. I'm disgusted with it. I'm disgusted with my own apathy too, for being spineless and not always standing up against racism, sexism and all those other -isms the counterculture has been whinning about for years.»
«I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.»
«Age-based retirement arbitrarily severs productive persons from their livelihood, squanders their talents, scars their health, strains an already overburdened Social Security system, and drives many elderly people into poverty and despair. Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.»
Author: Norman Vincent Peale
, security system
, Social Security
, social system
, social systems
«I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.»
«Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.»