Racism quotes

302 racism quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “- Karl Zielinski: Mary, a person with an engineer's mind should be an engineer. You can't be a computer the rest of your life.
    - Mary Jackson: Mr. Zielinski, I'm a negro woman. I'm not gonna entertain the impossible.
    - Karl Zielinski: And I'm a Polish Jew whose parents died in a Nazi prison camp. Now I'm standing beneath a spaceship that's going...” (continue)
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    Olek Krupa - Karl Zielinski
    Janelle Monáe - Mary Jackson
    [Tag:achievement, racism]
  • “Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.”
    Morgan Freeman On Martin Luther King
    [Tag:america, heroes, racism]
  • “Sometimes they have to kill us. They have to kill us, because they can't break our spirit.”

    John Trudell - Jimmy Looks Twice
    [Tag:killing, racism, spirituality]
  • “If you got rid of every cop with vaguely racist leanings, then you'd have three cops left, and all o' them are gonna hate the fags, so what are ya gonna do, y'know?”
    Woody Harrelson - Willoughby
    [Tag:patriotism, police, racism]
  • “I live in a castle, Tony! Alone. And rich white people pay me to play piano for them because it makes them feel cultured. But as soon as I step off that stage, I go right back to being just another nigger to them. Because that is their true culture. And I suffer that slight alone, because I'm not accepted by my own people 'cause I'm not like...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Mahershala Ali - Dr. Donald Shirley
    [Tag:ethnicity, racism, solitude]
  • “We are living in an era marked by the spread of integration and miscegenation. The Brown decision. The Brown decision, forced upon us by the Jewish-controlled puppets on the U.S. Supreme Court, compelling white children to go to school with an inferior race, is the final nail in a coffin, is the final nail in a black coffin towards America...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Alec Baldwin - Dr. Kennebrew Beauregard
    [Tag:americans, racism]
  • You having a nice day, sir? You feeling all right? Not to get too personal, but a white man standing in the middle of Harlem wearing a sign that says "I hate niggers" has either got some serious personal issues, or not all his dogs are barking. Hey! I'm talking to you! Now you've got about ten seconds before those guys see you, and when they do... (continue)(continue reading)

    Samuel L. Jackson - Zeus Carver
    [Tag:danger, madness, racism]
  • “- Anderson: You know, if I were a Negro, I'd probably think the same way they do.
    - Ward: If you were a Negro, nobody would give a damn what you thought.”

    Gene Hackman - Anderson
    Willem Dafoe - Ward
    [Tag:ethnicity, indifference, racism]
  • “ There has been racism, sexism and now there is 'species-ism.' People think that they are better than other creatures.”
    Alicia Silverstone
    [Tag:belief, racism]
  • “Can you see her? Her raped, beaten, broken body soaked in their urine, soaked in their semen, soaked in her blood, left to die. Can you see her? I want you to picture that little girl. Now imagine she's white.”

    Matthew McConaughey - Jake Tyler Brigance
    [Tag:murder, racism, rape]
  • “I think racism is a terrible thing. I think we should all learn to hate each other on a individual basis.”
    Cathy Ladman
    [Tag:hatred, racism]
  • “Thank God for the white male power structure.”
    Daniel von Bargen
  • “- Hector Guzman: You racist Americans. You just want to cut us poor Hispanics completely out of the market.
    - David Jason: No, Mr. Guzman. I think you know that there's no such thing as an American anymore. No Hispanics, no Japanese, no blacks, no whites, no nothing. It's just rich people and poor people. The three of us are all rich, so we're...” (continue)
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    René Assa - Guzman
    Jeff Goldblum - David Jason
    [Tag:inequality, racism, wealth]
  • “Have you any idea what it's like to live with all this? People look at us and only see bigots and racists. Hatred isn't something you're born with. It gets taught. At school, they said segregation what's said in the Bible... Genesis 9, Verse 27. At 7 years of age, you get told it enough times, you believe it. You believe the hatred. You live...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Frances McDormand - Mrs. Pell
    [Tag:hatred, racism]
  • “- Deputy Pell: You got no right to be here. This is a political meeting.
    - Ward: Doesn't smell that way to me, Deputy.
    - Deputy Pell: It's a damn political meeting, Hoover Boy.
    - Ward: Oh, it looks like a political meeting, but smells more like Klan to me... with or without the Halloween costumes.”

    Brad Dourif - Deputy Pell
    Willem Dafoe - Ward
    [Tag:politics, racism]
  • “You go to the city to work or shop, and you see their streets, their cars, their houses, and you begin to feel there is something not quite right about yourself. About your humanity. Something to do with your blackness because no matter how smart or dumb a white child is he is born to that world. And you, a black child, smart or dumb you are...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Denzel Washington - Steve Biko
    [Tag:injustice, opportunity, racism]
  • “Have you lost your mind? I mean, how is it that you can disrespect a man's ethnicity when you know we've influenced nearly every facet of white America... from our music to our style of dress. Not to mention your basic imitation of our sense of cool; walk, talk, dress, mannerisms... we enrich your very existence, all the while contributing to...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Cedric the Entertainer - Sin LaSalle
    [Tag:america, ethnicity, racism]
  • “- Major Ashley-Pitt: In our experience, Americans are uncouth misfits who should be run out of their own barbaric country.
    - Matthew Quigley: Well, Lieutenant...
    - Major Ashley-Pitt: Major.
    - Matthew Quigley: Major. We already run the misfits outta our country. We sent them back to England.”

    Chris Haywood - Major Ashley-Pitt
    Tom Selleck - Matthew Quigley
    [Tag:americans, england, racism]
  • “- Lennie Small: I seen your light.
    - Crooks: Yeah, well, I got a right to have a light. Now I ain't wanted in those bunkhouses and you ain't wanted in my room.
    - Lennie Small: Why ain't you wanted?
    - Crooks: Because I'm black! And they say I stink. Well, I tell you - all of y'all stink to me!”

    John Malkovich - Lennie Small
    Joe Morton - Crooks
  • “- Zeus Carver: You know this guy Simon we're talking to?
    - John McClane: Yeah. I threw his little brother off the thirty-second floor of Nakatomi Towers out in L.A. I guess he's a little pissed off about it.
    - Zeus Carver: Wait a minute. You mean to tell me I'm in this shit 'cause some white cop threw some white asshole's brother off a roof?”

    Samuel L. Jackson - Zeus Carver
    Bruce Willis - John McClane
    [Tag:killing, racism, revenge]
  • - Clarence Hill: You know I can't go to the Green Room with every little thing. I'be got to wait for something big, or a bunch of little things. Now we can't let our power be dissipated by the, by the plant...
    - Zeke Brown: Plant my ass, man! That's all you talk about, "the plant"! Everybody know what "the plant" is. "The plant" just short for... (continue)
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    Lane Smith - Clarence Hill
    Richard Pryor - Zeke
    [Tag:racism, slavery]
  • “You may be shocked by these words, but I have eaten from the same plate, drunk from the same glass and prayed to the same God with fellow Muslims whose eyes were blue, whose hair was blond and whose skin was the whitest of whites. And we are brothers, truly.”
    Denzel Washington - Malcolm X
    [Tag:equality, racism, religion]
  • “Trump says he wants to run for president. Why not? It wouldn't be the first time he pushed a black family out of their home.”
    Snoop Dogg
    [Tag:presidency, racism]
  • “- Rayford Gibson: [after being denied pie] Look, My Name's Ray Gibson I'm from New York. Let's talk Turkey, how much will it cost for you turn two of those whites-only pies into two nigger pies?
    - Billy's Mama: [cocks gun] How 'bout I turn y'all into Nigger pie?”

    Eddie Murphy - Rayford Gibson
    Brooks Almy - Billy's Mama
    [Tag:agreement, racism]
  • “- Miss Maudie Atkinson: Jem.
    - Jem: Yes, ma'am?
    - Miss Maudie Atkinson: I don't know if it will help saying this to you... some men in this world are born to do our unpleasant jobs for us... your father is one of them.
    - Jem: Oh, well.”

    Rosemary Murphy - Maudie Atkinson
    Phillip Alford - Jem
    [Tag:men, racism, working]