Racism quotes

322 racism quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “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]
  • “- Jojo Betzler: I said to draw where Jews live. This is just a stupid picture of my head.
    - Elsa Korr: Yeah, that's where we live.”

    Roman Griffin Davis - Jojo
    Thomasin McKenzie - Elsa
    [Tag:ideals, racism]
  • “- 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]
  • “- 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]
  • “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]
  • “- 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]
  • “The story of the Negro in America is the story of America, and it is not a pretty story.”
    James Baldwin - Self
    [Tag:america, history, racism]
  • “It comes as a great shock, around the age of five or six or seven, to discover that Gary Cooper killing off the Indians, when you were rooting for Gary Cooper, that the Indians were you. It comes as a great shock to discover the country which is your birthplace and to which you owe your life and your identity has not in its whole system of...” (continue)(continue reading)
    James Baldwin - Self
    [Tag:america, racism]
  • “What good is a deed? My grandfathers and great uncles, grandmothers and great aunts, father and mother, broke, tilled, thawed, planted, plucked, raised, burned, broke again. Worked this land all they life, this land that never would be theirs. They worked until they sweated. They sweated until they bled. They bled until they died. Died with the...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Rob Morgan - Hap Jackson
    [Tag:racism, war]
  • “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]
  • “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]
  • “- Stanley Uris: What's the Black Spot?
    - Eddie Kaspbrak: The Black Spot was a night club that was burned down years ago by that racist cult.
    - Stanley Uris: What?
    - Eddie Kaspbrak: Don't you watch Geraldo?”

    Wyatt Oleff - Stanley Uris
    Jack Dylan Grazer - Eddie Kaspbrak
  • “When you get upset, when you get mad, you turn red, right? When you get envoius, or sick, you turn green. When you become cowardly, you turn yellow; and ya'll got the nerve to call us colored?”

    Ne-Yo - Andrew 'Smokey' Salem
    [Tag:colors, emotion, 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]
  • “ 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]
  • “Anyone's guilty who lets these things happens and pretends like it isn't. No, he was guilty all right. Just as guilty as the fanatics who pulled the trigger. Maybe we all are.”

    Willem Dafoe - Ward
    [Tag:fanaticism, guilt, racism]
  • “I just expect to be treated like you expect to be treated. Come on, what are you so afraid of? Once you try you see there's nothing to fear. We're just as weak and human as you are.”

    Denzel Washington - Steve Biko
    [Tag:equality, human nature, racism]
  • “Thank God for the white male power structure.”
    Daniel von Bargen
  • “It's injustice I hate, not the Normans.”

    Errol Flynn - Robin Hood
    [Tag:injustice, justice, racism]
  • “- 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]
  • “You know, I grew up around black people my whole life. I mean, if the truth be told, I probably know niggas better than you. And don't go getting offended by my use of the quote-unquote N-word. I have a black wife and two biracial kids, so I feel I have a right. I don't give a God damn what that prick Spike Lee says. Tarantino was right. Nigger...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Michael Rapaport - Thomas Dunwitty
    [Tag:ethnicity, racism, words]