“Racism isn’t born, folks, it’s taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.” ~ Denis Leary
Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category
“Racism is a grown-up disease and we must stop using our children to spread it.” – Ruby Bridges Hall
America is not like a blanket – one piece of unbroken cloth. America is more like a quilt – many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven together by a common thread.” ~ Rev. Jesse Jackson
Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it everyday! ~ Unknown
It is not our differences that divide us.
It is our inability to recognize, accept,
and celebrate those differences. ~ Audre Lorde
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that with each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.” ~ Margaret Mead
by Mister Rogers
We want to raise our children so that they can take a sense of pleasure in both their own heritage and the diversity of others.
I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.” ~ Nelson Mandela
“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. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Race is a pigment of your imagination” - Teja Arboleda, M.Ed.
I LOVE this!
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Stereotypes are devices for saving a biased person the trouble of learning.”
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ~ Nelson Mandela
“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” ~ James Baldwin
“Great achievements are not born from a single vision but from the combination of many distinctive viewpoints. Diversity challenges assumptions, opens minds, and unlocks our potential to solve any problems we may face.” ~ Source Unknown
“If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.” ~ John F. Kennedy
“We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.” ~ Maya Angelou