Quotations that match 'racial'.

Racial distinctions should not play a role in sport. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Distinctions Play Racial Role Should Sport]
I always felt like the rug could be pulled out from under me at anytime. And coming from a racially mixed background, I always felt like I didn't really fit in anywhere. Mariah Carey
[ Always Anytime Anywhere Background Coming Could Felt Fit Mixed Out Pulled Racially Really Rug Under]
Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag. Adrian Cronauer
[ American Belief Carried Carry Cloth Equality Flag His Jr Just King Luther Martin Piece Racial Symbolize]
I still think people do have racial hang-ups, but I think one of the reasons I can joke about it is people are shedding those racial hatreds. Dave Chappelle
[ Hang-Ups Hatreds Joke Racial Reasons Shedding Still Think Those]
We are all descendants of Adam, and we are all products of racial miscegenation. Lester B. Pearson
[ Adam Descendants Products Racial]
Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy. Trent Lott
[ Always Discrimination Does Policy Public Racial Violate]
The whole of that part of Southern Africa which is controlled by racial minorities is experiencing either consistent and regular guerilla activity or is faced with advanced preparation for its commencement. Joe Slovo
[ Activity Advanced Africa Commencement Consistent Controlled Either Experiencing Faced Guerilla Minorities Part Preparation Racial Regular Southern Which Whole]
I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse. Lynn Swann
[ Abuse Experienced Form Minorities Most Racial Some Think]
Affirmative action was always racial justice on the cheap. Joe Klein
[ Action Affirmative Always Cheap Justice Racial]
It would be difficult, in this day and age, to fund art that made racial slurs. Jane Alexander
[ Age Art Day Difficult Fund Made Racial Slurs Would]
Of course, individuals vary greatly within each racial group and should be treated as such. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Course Each Greatly Group Individuals Racial Should Such Treated Vary Within]
The wave of new productive enterprises would provide opportunities to remedy the unjust distribution of environmental hazards among economic classes and racial and ethnic communities. Barry Commoner
[ Among Classes Communities Distribution Economic Enterprises Environmental Ethnic Hazards New Opportunities Productive Provide Racial Remedy Unjust Wave Would]
Vietnamese must be made to feel that they are racial inferiors with no right to national identity. Wilfred Burchett
[ Feel Identity Inferiors Made Must National Racial Right Vietnamese]
Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers. Wyclef Jean
[ Barriers Bob Break Love Marley Peace Racial Stood Tried Universal]
The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish. Terrence Howard
[ Casual Cleveland Difference Outlandish Racial Taste Tension]
The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete finality of the death sentence. Byron White
[ Capital Complete Death Especially Finality Infecting Light Prejudice Proceeding Racial Risk Sentence Sentencing Serious]
It's not the people in the South who create racial problems - it's the people who are governing. Nat King Cole
[ Create Governing Problems Racial South]
I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man. Nelson Mandela
[ Barbaric Because Black Comes Detest Man Regard Thing Whether White]
All men are homosexual, some turn straight. It must be very odd to be a straight man because your sexuality is hopelessly defensive. It's like an ideal of racial purity. Derek Jarman
[ Because Defensive Homosexual Hopelessly Ideal Man Men Must Odd Purity Racial Sexuality Some Straight Turn Very Your]
They were concerned about the racial issue. They thought it was not a safe issue to go Asian, unfortunately. Lucy Liu
[ Asian Concerned Go Issue Racial Safe Thought Unfortunately Were]
I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter. Aaron Eckhart
[ Adult Content Extremely Films Graphic Historical Matter Necessarily Nobody Now Producing Racial Right See Subject Terms Think Violence Wants]
Shootouts are not gunfights of honor, they're gang wars and racial riots. Jessica Savitch
[ Gang Honor Racial Riots Shootouts Wars]
The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion. Katherine Dunham
[ Actually Always Education Family Grow Had Hadn Influence Knew Life More Occasion Older Our Parents Practiced Prejudice Racial Realized See Town Up Yet]
Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault, but a racial virtue. Kelly Millar
[ Deemed Exaggerated Fault Individual Racial Self-Importance Virtue]
The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution. Maggie Gallagher
[ Achieved Became Beginning Civil Educated Elites End Glamour Just Movement Racial Revolution Rights Segregation Sexual Swept Tragedy Up White]
Why should the Negroes ever fight against the only nations of the world where racial discrimination is prohibited, and where the people can live freely? Never! I can assure you, they will never fight against either the Soviet Union or the peoples' democracies. Paul Robeson
[ Against Assure Democracies Discrimination Either Ever Fight Freely Live Nations Negroes Never Only Peoples Prohibited Racial Should Soviet Union Where Why Will World]
So here we are today with a new conversation. When University of Georgia plays Georgia Tech, it's uniform color versus skin color. We have - we've overcome that level of racial fear. Jesse Jackson
[ Color Conversation Fear Georgia Here Level New Overcome Plays Racial Skin Tech Today Uniform University Versus]
We seek to create a united Democratic and non-racial society. Oliver Tambo
[ Create Democratic Seek Society United]
If I were to wait only for roles that clarify my racial makeup, I'd be waiting for a very, very long time. Wentworth Miller
[ Clarify Long Makeup Only Racial Roles Time Very Wait Waiting Were]
Racial discrimination, South Africa's economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing. Oliver Tambo
[ Africa Black Discrimination Economic Exploitation Oppression Parcel Part Peoples Power Racial Same South Thing]
The music field was the first to break down racial barriers, because in order to play together, you have to love the people you are playing with, and if you have any racial inhibitions, you wouldn't be able to do that. Oscar Peterson
[ Able Any Barriers Because Break Down Field First Inhibitions Love Music Order Play Playing Racial Together]
Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia. Kurt Vonnegut
[ Again Beings Cancer Communities Cure Eliminate Erie Find Flush Get Happier Human Inhabit Lake Mars Prejudice Primitive Racial Utopia Ways Will]
Though race-related issues continue to occupy a significant portion of our political discussion, and though there remain many unresolved racial issues in this nation, we, average Americans, simply do not talk enough with each other about things racial. Eric Holder
[ Americans Average Continue Discussion Each Enough Issues Many Nation Occupy Other Our Political Portion Racial Remain Significant Simply Talk Things Though Unresolved]
Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture. Charlotte Bunch
[ Cannot Changing Culture Discrimination Eliminated Forms Gender Other Racial Sexual Violence Without]
Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership of their communities something which the general educational institution is wholly unable to inculcate. Kelly Millar
[ Communities Denominational Educational General Impart Institution Membership Racial Schools Something Their Unable Which Wholly]
There is not racial or ethnic domination of hopelessness. It's everywhere. Sidney Poitier
[ Domination Ethnic Everywhere Hopelessness Racial]
The story that I wanna tell is pretty much about the way I grew up. Being bi-racial, growing up in a big city and being an artist. Lenny Kravitz
[ Artist Being Big City Grew Growing Much Pretty Story Tell Up Wanna Way]
We also thought of ourselves in racial and largely ethnic terms. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Also Ethnic Largely Ourselves Racial Terms Thought]
In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country. Bobby Scott
[ Brown Country Court Decision Down Education Footing Legal Moral Public Racially Segregated States Struck Supreme Unanimously United]
It was clear that the special interest groups in California really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country, because that was where the racial tension was the greatest. Iris Chang
[ Because California Chinese Clear Country Greatest Groups Interest Out Racial Really Shut Special Tension Wanted Where]
They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines. Bobby Seale
[ Because Came Coalitions Complete Crossed Down Had Lines Programs Racial Real Revolution Unity Us Where Working]
When I introduced a black soldier, Lt. Flap, in 1971, the Stars and Stripes banned the strip. They were having racial problems and thought it would increase the tensions. Mort Walker
[ Banned Black Flap Having Increase Introduced Lt Problems Racial Soldier Stars Strip Stripes Tensions Thought Were Would]
If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives? Taylor Caldwell
[ Also Exists Genetic Individual Lives Memory Persists Possible Previous Racial]
Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists. Alfred Rosenberg
[ Artists Blood Conversely Downfall Great Heroes History Inventors Mysticism Natural Peoples Racial Religion Rise Same Soul Story Their Therefore Thinkers Time World]
In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order. Kamisese Mara
[ Cornerstones Order Peace Society Tolerance Trust Understanding]
Nowadays, with much more racial and ethnic mixing, we are seeing serial killers murdering a variety of victims; whoever comes along will most likely do. Pat Brown
[ Along Comes Ethnic Killers Likely Mixing More Most Much Murdering Nowadays Racial Seeing Serial Variety Victims Whoever Will]
People are interested in pro football because it provides them with an emotional oasis; they don't want football to get involved in the same types of court cases, racial problems and legislative issues they encounter in the rest of American life. Pete Rozelle
[ American Because Cases Court Emotional Encounter Football Get Interested Involved Issues Legislative Life Oasis Pro Problems Provides Racial Rest Same Them Types Want]
We have only one task, to stand firm and carry on the racial struggle without mercy. Heinrich Himmler
[ Carry Firm Mercy Only Racial Stand Struggle Task Without]
Factories are the workplaces of our National Socialist racial comrades. Fritz Todt
[ Comrades Factories National Our Racial Socialist Workplaces]
I think it's something that needs to be said - that there are interracial marriages out there, and the couples live happy lives, and there's nothing wrong with it. Tia Mowry
[ Couples Happy Live Lives Marriages Needs Nothing Out Said Something Think Wrong]
I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community. Audre Lorde
[ Another Community Dealing Fiction Gay Issues Lesbian Number Parenting Piece Relationships Would]
From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment. Johan Huizinga
[ Angle Application Critical Demands Judgment Looks Lowered Opinion Proof Public Purity Racial Remains Striking Theories Upon Whichever]
In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time. James M. Baldwin
[ Between Conclusion Confirmation Discern Drawn Given Great History Individual May Our Pages Parallelism Profile Psychology Race Racial Say Self Study Thought Time View Which]
In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables. Catharine MacKinnon
[ Assault Equality Fact Humiliation Merely Nonsense Racial Sexual Society Syllables Which Will Word Words]
A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family. Saul Alinsky
[ Black Chronological Community Entrance Exit Family First Integrated Last Racially Term Timed White]
I think racial profiling is wrong. It cannot be defended. It's just flat wrong. And if a matter came before me, and it could be established that the arrest was made strictly on racial profiling, when I was on the bench, it would be gone. Judge Mills Lane
[ Arrest Before Bench Came Cannot Could Defended Established Flat Gone Just Made Matter Racial Strictly Think Would Wrong]
It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups. Henry A. Wallace
[ Against Common Country Discrimination Economic Groups Hitler Hold May Meaning Other Preach Racial Realize Religious Shocking Some Views Without]
Reject racial or religious hate. Embrace moderate Islam. Geraldo Rivera
[ Embrace Hate Islam Moderate Racial Reject Religious]
I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Advantage Any Background Believe Doubt Equal Ethnic Every Experiences Gender Good Group Judge Judging Life Opportunity Person Racial Regardless Sound State Their Unequivocally Upfront Want Wise Without]
My answer to the racial problem in America is to not deal with it at all. The founding fathers dealt with it when they made the Constitution. James Meredith
[ America Answer Constitution Deal Dealt Fathers Founding Made Problem Racial]
I brought together experts from health care, business, academic institutions, and the community to develop a comprehensive blueprint for eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the City of Boston. Thomas Menino
[ Academic Blueprint Boston Brought Business Care City Community Comprehensive Develop Disparities Eliminating Ethnic Experts Health Institutions Racial Together]
As we rise higher in the understanding of ourselves, the national and racial dissonances will be forgotten in the universal rhythms of Truth and Love. Ruth St. Denis
[ Forgotten Higher Love National Ourselves Racial Rhythms Rise Truth Understanding Universal Will]
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. Hideki Tojo
[ Britain Conference Delegates Equality Japan Out Peace Point Principle Proposal Racial Rejected States Such Those United Versailles Would]
Extremists and populist movements are exploiting people's fear of those who are not like us. We can see the consequences in the form of terrorism and racially motivated violence. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ Consequences Exploiting Extremists Fear Form Motivated Movements Populist Racially See Terrorism Those Us Violence]
I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over. Jimmy Carter
[ Discrimination Frankly Over Quite Racial Say Time]
A social problem is one that concerns the way in which people live together in one society. A racial problem is a problem which confronts two different races who live in two separate societies, even if those societies are side by side. Pauline Hanson
[ Concerns Confronts Different Even Live Problem Races Racial Separate Side Social Societies Society Those Together Two Way Which]
Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division. Jerry Brown
[ Consumption Control Corporations Destroying Division Entertainment Foundation Laying Media Multinational Outbursts Pattern Planet Politicians Racial Thinking Violent]
During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed. Jonathan Kozol
[ Achievement After Between Black Board Brown Decades During Education Gap Integrated Narrowed Progress Public Racially Schools Tens Terrific Thousands Time Were White]
What we call soul has been around a long time. It comes out of a particular culture that is African in origin, but influenced by 250 years of slavery, as well as other forms of racial oppression. Roy Ayers
[ African Around Been Call Comes Culture Forms Influenced Long Oppression Origin Other Out Particular Racial Slavery Soul Time Well Years]
We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice. Anita Hill
[ Antagonistic Based Bias Continues Court Excluding Gender History Individuals Justice Our Pursuit Race Racial System Undermine]
As a civil rights leader, Mrs. King's vision of racial peace and nonviolent social change was a fortifying staple in advancing the civil rights movement. James T. Walsh
[ Advancing Change Civil Fortifying King Leader Movement Mrs Nonviolent Peace Racial Rights Social Staple Vision]
I saw how many people were poor and how many kids my age went to school hungry in the morning, which I don't think most of my contemporaries in racially segregated schools in the South thought very much about at the time. Charles Kuralt
[ Age Contemporaries How Hungry Kids Many Morning Most Much Poor Racially Saw School Schools Segregated South Think Thought Time Very Went Were Which]
The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus. It's bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities. Tom Allen
[ Argument Because Bogus Claim Completely Could Ethnic Exactly Make Minorities Other Racial Religious Rights Same Side Special]
By the time I was at college, I became very alert to the question of racial discrimination, and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching. Albert Maltz
[ Alert Attempts Became College Discrimination First Had Lynching Question Racial Remember Time Very Writing]
I feel that racial profiling may be a very complicated and long-standing problem. It will take a long time even to make tiny progress. Wen Ho Lee
[ Complicated Even Feel Long Long-Standing Make May Problem Progress Racial Take Time Tiny Very Will]
People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans. Bob Cousy
[ Adam African Aimed Americans Because Been Country Differences Eve Killing Primarily Racial Racism Since Time]
Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong. Ken Mehlman
[ African-American Am Benefit Chairman Gave Here Looking Other Polarization Politically Racial Republican Republicans Some Tell Today Trying Up Vote Way Were Winning Wrong]
There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday. John Clayton
[ Beauty Christian Comes Distant Ethnic Holiday Involvement May Positive Racial See Spirit System Thanksgiving Very]
A racial community provides not only a sense of identity, that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back, but a sense of security and support. Wentworth Miller
[ Another Back Community Face Identity Into Looking Luxury Only Provides Racial Reflected Security Seeing Sense Support Yourself]
Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely. Thurgood Marshall
[ Accomplished Challenges Discrimination Eliminating Ending Entirely Jury Only Racial Selection]
Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds, you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race. James Earl Jones
[ Begin Events Excuse Explain Grounds Indulge Mythology Once Perilous Race Racial]
From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence. Paul Tsongas
[ Brotherhood Clean Commitment Economy Environment Equality Excessive Free Full Funding Honored Military Racial Schools Streets Strong True Viable Violence Women]
People must realize that a crime motivated by racial or ethnic prejudice against one group is a crime against all of us. Jose Serrano
[ Against Crime Ethnic Group Motivated Must Prejudice Racial Realize Us]
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. Herschel Walker
[ Believing Better Big Grew Know Other Racial Senior South Tension Than Up Very Year]
Mine has been a concern for the people, a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people working together racially, ethnically, rich and poor - all segments of the city. Walter Washington
[ Been City Concern Ethnically Get Maintain Mine Poor Racially Rich Segments Stability Together Working]
My father is black and my mother is white. Therefore, I could answer to either, which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger, caught between two communities. Wentworth Miller
[ Answer Between Black Caught Communities Could Either Father Kind Lone Makes Mother Racial Ranger Therefore Two Which White]
The mean pattern of educational and economic achievement within multi-racial countries such as Canada and the United States has increasingly been found to prove valid internationally. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Achievement Been Canada Countries Economic Educational Found Increasingly Internationally Mean Pattern Prove States Such United Valid Within]
I have always thought that the rapid economic development of South Africa would in the long run prove to be incompatible with the government's racial policies, and recent events have tended to confirm my opinion. Harry Oppenheimer
[ Africa Always Confirm Development Economic Events Government Incompatible Long Opinion Policies Prove Racial Rapid Recent Run South Tended Thought Would]
It must not be forgotten in fairness to the National Government that apartheid is not just a policy of oppression but an attempt - in my opinion an attempt doomed to failure - to find an alternative to a policy of racial integration which is fair to both white and black. Harry Oppenheimer
[ Alternative Apartheid Attempt Black Both Doomed Failure Fair Fairness Find Forgotten Government Integration Just Must National Opinion Oppression Policy Racial Which White]
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. Mark Pryor
[ Champion Compassion Courage Day Democracy Equality Greatest Honor Jr Justice King Luther Martin Nation Nonviolence Racial Taught Through Time]
I went to public schools, and while Gary was, like most American cities, racially segregated, it was at least socially integrated - a cross section of children from families of all walks of life. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ American Children Cities Cross Families Gary Integrated Least Life Most Public Racially Schools Section Segregated Socially Walks Went While]
Soul has no musical geographical or racial boundaries. Roy Ayers
[ Boundaries Geographical Musical Racial Soul]
Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards. Eric Holder
[ Always Been Continue Cowards Essentially Ethnic Itself Many Melting Nation Pot Proudly Racial Things Though Thought Too Ways]