Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (2022)

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (1)Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work. Nat King Cole

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (2)This whole segregation between famous people and other people is complete rubbish. Maisie Williams

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (3)Becoming conscious of racism does not mean you are a racist. Auliq Ice

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (4)Because anyone who thinks there is something wrong with being gay is like those people you read about in History who believed it segregation. Michael Barakiva

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (5)The Republican Party, in many ways, grew up as a reaction to that [ segregation], and a lot of people have misunderstood that. Jeff Sessions

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (6)I concede that segregation can allay social tensions immediately, but it further debilitates us in the long run. Richard Benjamin

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (7)What we cannot deny is that there's an association between exclusion, segregation, non-violent extremist thinking, and jihadism. Maajid Nawaz

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (8)The great tragedy of segregation isn't so much that we see less of each other but that in separating from each other we see less of God. Tullian Tchividjian

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (9)The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on. Dorothy Day

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (10)In Stamps the segregation was so complete that most Black children didn't really, absolutely know what whites looked like. Maya Angelou

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (11)I, like many members of my generation, was concerned with segregation and the repeated violation of civil rights. Joseph Stiglitz

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Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (12)Segregation shaped me; education liberated me. Maya Angelou

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (13)Crossing a single street transformed the way people talked, determined the size and condition of the homes, the dimension and character of the dreams. Colson Whitehead

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (14)My family was a poor farming family, and we lived under absolute segregation. Alice Walker

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (15)The idea of voluntary segregation went against every value I had been taught. What did being born black have to do with excellence? Walter Dean Myers

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (16)I was generally in favor of segregation of the dead and the living. Eileen Cook

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (17)In so many ways, segregation shaped me, and education liberated me. Maya Angelou

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (18)Segregation is evil; there is no pattern of life which can dehumanize men as can the way of segregation. Lillian Smith

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (19)When you live under the power of terror and segregation, you can't ever start a work of art. Jeanne Moreau

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (20)Segmentation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people. Coretta Scott King

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (21)Give dysgenic groups [people with 'bad genes'] in our population their choice of segregation or [compulsory] sterilization. Margaret Sanger

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (22)And thus goes segregation which is the most far-reaching development in the history of the Negro since the enslavement of the race. Carter G. Woodson

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Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (23)As a matter of history, the Fourteenth Amendment was not understood to ban segregation on the basis of race. Cass Sunstein

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (24)I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever. George C. Wallace

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (25)Segregation now, segregation tomorrow and segregation forever! George C. Wallace

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (26)Racial segregation has come back to public education with a vengeance. — Jonathan Kozol

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (27)Segregation has no place in the education system. — Richard Dawkins

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (28)America preaches integration and practices segregation. — Malcolm X

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (29)Back when they supported segregation, Lott and Thurmond were Democrats. — Ann Coulter

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (30)Pop culture mirrored the segregation. — Jeff Chain

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (31)Discrimination and segregation are evidence of lower intelligence. — Erik Martin Willen

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (32)New Testament Christians were most known by their love for their neighbors, but today we are most known for our segregation of the lowly. — Jefferson Bethke

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (33)Black is not a vice. Nor is segregation a virtue. — Kiese Laymon

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (34)Being so closely related to the South, barbecue was part of segregation and helped defeat it. — Bobby Seale

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (35)[O]ur revolt was as much against the traditional black leadership structure as it was against segregation and discrimination. — John Lewis

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (36)Why was there not massive civil disobedience against this anti-Christian discrimination, as there was against segregation? — Pat Buchanan

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (37)In America, there is no racial segregation. I'm not sure I'm quite familiar with this phrase. — Trevor Noah

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (38)In the 1920s, Jim Crow Mississippi was, in all facets of society, a kleptocracy. — Ta-Nehisi Coates

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (39)Segregation in the American South was bankrolled by the wealthy eugenicist from the Northeast, Wickliffe Draper. — A.E. Samaan

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (40)Everybody did something. It was very entertaining. We had a lot of fun. Lot of fun. And there was no segregation, that I could see. I never saw any. — Cab Calloway

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Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (41)Happily, the days when overt racial discrimination and segregation were championed by social conservatives are long past. — George Takei

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (42)Forced integration is just as wrong as forced segregation. — Barry Goldwater

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (43)Segregation never brought anyone anything except trouble. — Paul Harris

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (44)We stand for the segregation of the races and the racial integrity of each race. — Strom Thurmond

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (45)Perhaps the most insidious and least understood form of segregation is that of the word. — Claudia Rankine

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (46)We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just. — Carter G. Woodson

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (47)Segregation, he concluded, is neither sought nor imposed by healthy ... human beings. — Jonathan Kozol

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (48)If Nepal is to become a new Nepal, she must first become free from ethnic segregation. — Santosh Kalwar

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (49)Our teens are embedded in a culture driven by competition and perfectionism, where success is defined by status, performance and their appearance. — Auliq Ice

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (50)There is no scriptural basis for segregation. — Billy Graham

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (51)Music itself was color-blind but the media and the radio stations segregate it based on their perceptions of the artists. — Anthony Kiedis

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (52)Vouchers lead to competition, not re-segregation. — Jim DeMint

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (53)Segregation is not humiliating but a benefit — Woodrow Wilson

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (54) With wrong people, there has to be a choice, to stay with them and go down with them or reject them and suffer alone. — Auliq Ice

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (55)There's no room in my life for religion. Religion is separation and segregation of God. How can you segregate the Almighty? — Ben Harper

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (56)Racial segregation must be seen for what it is, and that is an evil system, a new form of slavery covered up with certain niceties of complexity. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (57)It never occurred to me that I was not going to challenge segregation. — Marian Wright Edelman

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (58)I am not a racist in any form whatsoever. I don't believe in any form of discrimination or segregation. — Malcolm X

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (59)Racial segregation in the South not only separated the races, but it separated the South from the rest of the country. — Robert Dallek

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (60)The organizers and perpetuators of segregation are as much the enemy of America as any foreign invader. — Bayard Rustin

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Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (61)In its heart, America knew that racial segregation was wrong. In its heart, America knows that human life begins before birth. — F. LaGard Smith

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (62)Today we know with certainty that segregation is dead. The only question remaining is how costly will be the funeral. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (63)Today's college students demand a self-segregating "safe space". Rosa Parks spinning in her grave. — A.E. Samaan

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (64)Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (65)All reduction of people to objects, all imposition of labels and patterns to which they must conform, all segregation can lead only to destruction. — Maureen Duffy

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (66)I feel that segregation is totally unchristian, and that it is against everything the Christian religion stands for. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (67)Racism is a disease of white people — Albert Einstein

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (68)Supporting segregation need not be racist. One can believe in segregation and believe in equality of the races. — Ward Connerly

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (69)The whole reason for Jazz at the Philharmonic was to take it to places where I could break down segregation. — Norman Granz

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (70)Ignoring the evils of our history will only cause them to reoccur. — R.M. Donaldson

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (71)My uncertainty disappeared. Segregation is evil, and I cannot, as a minister, condone evil. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (72)Amazing. Three hundred years of segregation undone by a single girl. She must be as incredible as she looks. — Veronica Rossi

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (73)$1,200, That was the price of a man in those days. Now you can call him black, or you can call him a slave, but he was a man nonetheless. — Jay Grewal

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (74)What is our greatest enemy? Segregation. — Major Owens

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (75)I bet they love those games on Friday night more than they do segregation. — Pat Conroy

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (76)We didn't have any segregation at the Cotton Club. No. The Cotton Club was wide open, it was free. — Cab Calloway

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (77)Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (78)Segregation, in a sense, helped create and maintain black solidarity. — Randall Kennedy

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (79)Perhaps I can't escape the image that others have created for me, but if I don't try, I will never know if I can or not. — Julian Houston

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (80)I grew up in North Carolina being told that the Bible approves slavery and segregation, that it was the will of God. — John Shelby Spong

Segregation Quotes: top 81 famous quotes about Segregation (81)The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence. — Stanley Crouch

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