Racial Justice quotes:
- No future without forgiveness. -- Desmond Tutu
- Prejudices are the props of civilization. -- Andre Gide
- Prejudice is an opinion without judgment. -- Voltaire
- Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard. -- Adlai E. Stevenson
- Violence will only increase the cycle of violence. -- Dalai Lama
- Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. -- Mark Twain
- Affirmative action was always racial justice on the cheap. -- Joe Klein
- Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument. -- Samuel Johnson
- Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. -- Albert Camus
- You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad. -- Aldous Huxley
- Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. It is impractical because it is a descending spiral ending in destruction for all. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do. -- William Blake
- I still hear people say that I should not be talking about the rights of lesbian and gay people and I should stick to the issue of racial justice. -- Coretta Scott King
- I wanted a racially just society. I wanted to end wars. I wanted to end white supremacy. I wanted to create a world that was based on egalitarianism, sharing, racial justice. -- Bill Ayers
- My great crime wasn't refusing to represent an innocent man; my great crime was imagining that there was some path to racial justice that did not include those we view as 'guilty'. -- Michelle Alexander
- Whatever community organization, whether it's a women's organization, or fighting for racial justice ... you will get satisfaction out of doing something to give back to the community that you never get in any other way. -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- I put everything I had into it - all my feelings and everything I'd learned in 46 years of living, about family life and fathers and children. And my feelings about racial justice and inequality and opportunity. -- Gregory Peck
- I plan to stand by nonviolence, because I have found it to be a philosophy of life that regulates not only my dealings in the struggle for racial justice, but also my dealings with people, and with my own self. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half. -- Plato
- I would like to believe that the discovery of even a single fossil bacteria on Mars would teach us what we ought to know all along, and that is what binds us here on earth - all the diverse peoples here - is really much more profound than what seems to separate us. -- Richard E. Berendzen
- Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. It is impractical because it is a descending spiral ending in destruction for all. It is immoral because it seeks to humiliate the opponent rather than win his understanding; it seeks to annihilate rather than to convert. Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Individual heterosexual women came to the movement from relationships where men were cruel, unkind, violent, unfaithful. Many of these men were radical thinkers who participated in movements for social justice, speaking out on behalf of the workers, the poor, speaking out on behalf of racial justice. However when it came to the issue of gender they were as sexist as their conservative cohorts. -- bell hooks
- Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy. Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice. Now is the time to open the doors of opportunity to all of God's children. Now is the time to lift our nation from the qu icksands of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Racial justice is key to a compassionate, inclusive, dynamic society. -- Rinku Sen
- Justice goes across racial and economic barriers - like the good Samaritan. -- John M. Perkins
- Mass incarceration is the most pressing racial justice issue of our time. -- Michelle Alexander
- Until racial justice and freedom is a reality in this land, our union will remain profoundly imperfect. -- Hubert H. Humphrey
- Trans women of color dangerously fall in between the cracks of racial justice, feminist and LGbt movements. -- Janet Mock
- 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.
- I think there is a commitment on the part of the White House to racial justice in this country, and no ambiguity. -- Richard Lugar
- The demand for racial (and sexual) justice gets reduced to politics of identity - and excoriating the so-called perpetrators of the identity politics. -- Michael Eric Dyson
- There are many pointers in the Bible concerning the rightness, the goodness, the beauty, the justice, the preciousness of racial harmony and diversity. -- John Piper
- When you say I want to talk about racial justice, that`s not the same as saying I want to do something about racial justice. -- Marco Rubio
- 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