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English citations of racism
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- 1903, Isabel C. Barrows, quoting Richard Henry Pratt, “Fourth Session. Thursday Night, October 23, 1902.”, in Isabel C. Barrows, editor, Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Lake Mohonk Conference of Friends of the Indian 1902, The Lake Mohonk Conference, page 134:
- Segregating any class or race of people apart from the rest of the people kills the progress of the segregated people or makes their growth very slow. Association of races and classes is necessary to destroy racism and classism.
- 1935 August, Loewenstein, Karl, “Autocracy Versus Democracy in Contemporary Europe, I”, in The American Political Science Review, volume 29, number 4, ISSN 0003-0554, JSTOR 1947789, pages 580:
- Hatred of the Western parliamentary system was the most attractive plank of its political platform, as racism was the sociological incentive for the masses.
- 1936, Dennis, Lawrence, The Coming American Fascism, New York; London: Harper, LCCN 36001072, OL 6332389M, page 135:
- If, in this discussion it be assumed that one of our values should be a type of racism which excludes certain races from citizenship, then the plan of execution should provide for the annihilation, deportation, or sterilization of the excluded races.
- 1944, Frank Murphy, Korematsu v. United States (323) U.S. 214:
- This exclusion of "all persons of Japanese ancestry, both alien and non-alien," from the Pacific Coast area on a plea of military necessity in the absence of martial law ought not to be approved. Such exclusion goes over "the very brink of constitutional power," and falls into the ugly abyss of racism. […] I dissent, therefore, from this legalization of racism. Racial discrimination in any form and in any degree has no justifiable part whatever in our democratic way of life.
- 1993 September 24, Wellman, David T., Portraits of White Racism, Second edition, Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, OL 14727671M, page 210:
- In part, the answer is that racism extends considerably beyond prejudiced beliefs. The essential feature of racism is not hostility or misperception, but rather the defense of a system from which advantage is derived on the basis of race. The manner in which the defense is articulated – either with hostility or subtlety – is not nearly as important as the fact that it insures the continuation of a privileged relationship. Thus it is necessary to broaden the definition of racism beyond prejudice to include sentiments that in their consequence, if not in their intent, support the racial status quo.