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Racism separates, but it never liberates.  Hatred generates fear, and fear once given a foothold; binds, consumes and imprisons.  Nothing is gained from prejudice.  No one benefits from racism.
    —  Thurgood Marshall, Former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Acceptance Speech
July 4, 1992
Independence Hall
Philadelphia, PA
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The ultimate solution to the race problem lies in the willingness of men to obey the unenforceable.
 

—  Martin Luther King, Jr.
 

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2012 Or Maybe Not
2011 My Interval Is Too Short!
   
   

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You speak of racism, for example, and I tell you that there’s no such thing as race.  The point is that racism is the product of tribalism and ignorance and both are falling victim to communications and world-around literacy.
  —  R. Buckminster Fuller
As quoted in “The View from the Year 2000” by Barry Farrell in LIFE magazine (26 February 1971)
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