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Quotes Relating to Race
Michelle Obama“It's the story that I witness every day, when I wake up in a house that was built by slaves.”
Michelle Obama, 2016-06-03

Gwen Moore“Scott Walker his continued to use this as a wedge issue for his campaign, literally campaigning around the state saying you don’t want to be like Milwaukee, while, at the same time, really tightening the noose literally around African Americans.”
Gwen Moore, 2015-08-24

Barack Obama“The legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination in almost every institution of our lives, you know that casts a long shadow, and that’s still part of our DNA, that's, that's passed on. We're not cured of it. Racism, we are not cured of. And, and, and it's not just a matter of, uh, it not being polite to say nigger in public, that's not the measure of whether racism still exists or not.”
Barack Obama, 2015-06-19

Loretta Sanchez“I'm going to his office, thinkin' that I'm gonna go meet with waa-waa-waa-waa, right? 'Cause he said 'Indian American.'”
Loretta Sanchez, 2015-05-17 Audio and/or video clip available

Hank Johnson“It feels like open season on black men in America, and I'm outraged.”
Hank Johnson, 2015-04-13

Barack Obama“We’re the slaves who built the White House and the economy of the South.”
Barack Obama, 2015-03-07 Audio and/or video clip available

Barack Obama“In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.”
Barack Obama, 2015-02-05

Michelle Obama“Barack Obama was a black man that lived on the South Side of Chicago, who had his share of troubles catching cabs.”
Michelle Obama, 2014-12-10

Michelle Obama“I tell this story – I mean, even as the first lady – during that wonderfully publicized trip I took to Target, not highly disguised, the only person who came up to me in the store was a woman who asked me to help her take something off a shelf. Because she didn't see me as the first lady, she saw me as someone who could help her. Those kinds of things happen in life. So it isn't anything new.”
Michelle Obama, 2014-12-10

Michelle Obama“He was wearing a tuxedo at a black-tie dinner, and somebody asked him to get coffee.”
Michelle Obama, 2014-12-10

Barack Obama“There's no black male my age, who's a professional, who hasn't come out of a restaurant and is waiting for their car and somebody didn't hand them their car keys.”
Barack Obama, 2014-12-10

Barack Obama“It's one thing for me to be mistaken for a waiter at a gala. It's another thing for my son to be mistaken for a robber and to be handcuffed, or worse, if he happens to be walking down the street and is dressed the way teenagers dress.”
Barack Obama, 2014-12-10

Al Sharpton“A lot of people don’t like the fact that President Obama is the president; a lot of people do not like the fact that Bill de Blasio won for mayor; And they certainly don’t like the fact that I’m still here. And I ain’t going nowhere.”
Al Sharpton, 2014-11-19

Charles Rangel“I thought that was a term of endearment. They're so proud of their heritage and all of the things they believe in.”
Charles Rangel, 2014-11-10

Michelle Obama“Absolutely, I give everyone full permission to eat some fried chicken after they vote, only after.”
Michelle Obama, 2014-11-03

Charles Rangel“And the thing is: Everything we believe in, everything we believe in, they hate. They don't disagree, they hate! They think if you didn't come from Europe 30 years ago, you didn't even make it. Some of them believe that slavery isn't over and they and think they won the Civil War!”
Charles Rangel, 2014-10-30

Mary Landrieu“I'll be very, very honest with you. The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans. It's been a difficult time for the president to present himself in a very positive light as a leader.”
Mary Landrieu, 2014-10-30

Harry Reid“I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else, but you’ve convinced a lot of us you are.”
Harry Reid, 2014-08-21 Audio and/or video clip available

Harry Reid“One problem I’ve had today is keeping my Wongs straight.”
Harry Reid, 2014-08-21 Audio and/or video clip available

Deval Patrick“I’m sick of it. I’m sick of unarmed, black men being shot by police. I’m sick of the lawlessness on the streets.”
Deval Patrick, 2014-08-20

Eleanor Holmes Norton“Here you have mostly white police force in a mostly black community, but I’m really perplexed about why most of the elected officials are white as well. Is there something about the way elections are done in Missouri or in the county? That’s troublesome. Usually, when you get a minority community, or a community that becomes mostly minority, you get some diversity of representation. So, you may have elected leadership as well as a police force that does not feel that they are truly representative of the community — and that’s poison.”
Eleanor Holmes Norton, 2014-08-19

Eleanor Holmes Norton“Hey, black community! You see what happens when you don't have your own elected officials out there, people who have had experiences similar to your own. I don't understand that. Again, there may be something about the way the elections are conducted in that county. But if I were in that community, the first thing I would be doing is organize voters to go to the polls in November.”
Eleanor Holmes Norton, 2014-08-19

Jesse Jackson“How many times was he shot? And where was he shot? And why was he lying in the street for several hours? That was a kind of a state execution.”
Jesse Jackson, 2014-08-15

Steny Hoyer“First of all, let me tell my friends from Africa, I do not whip people.”
Steny Hoyer, 2014-08-06

Harry Reid“The one thing we're going to do during this work period, sooner rather than later, is to ensure that women’s lives are not determined by virtue of five white men. This Hobby Lobby decision is outrageous.”
Harry Reid, 2014-07-08 Audio and/or video clip available

Charles Rangel“They hate the president. God sent us Barack Obama. These people carry hate in their heart...all of them come from states that used to hold Africans as slaves. All of them hated Abe Lincoln! All of them really think that the Civil War is not over!”
Charles Rangel, 2014-06-22

Charles Rangel“Just what the heck has he actually done besides saying he’s a Dominican?”
Charles Rangel, 2014-06-06

Charles Rangel“This young fellow…woke up one morning, and found out there were more Dominicans in the Bronx added to it, and his ambitions allowed him to believe that he should be the first Dominican.”
Charles Rangel, 2014-06-06

Miguel Garcia“I did not send the email to the media.”
Miguel Garcia, 2014-05-13

Miguel Garcia“A minority of unsuspecting Democratic leaders are supporting the Democratic Anglo newcomer opponents in Andrew’s and Frank’s primary races. Anglo Democrats with egos as big as Texas, mouths as big as the Grand Canyon, and much “green” [moolah] from the East and the West Coast.”
Miguel Garcia, 2014-05-12

Jim Clyburn“If you call progress electing a person with the pigmentation that he has, who votes against the interest and aspirations of 95 percent of the black people in South Carolina, then I guess that’s progress.”
Jim Clyburn, 2014-05-06

Bennie Thompson“It’s almost to the point to say this man doesn’t like black people. He doesn’t like being black, because every decision where color has something to do with it, he went against it.”
Bennie Thompson, 2014-04-27 Audio and/or video clip available

Bennie Thompson“And then Uncle Tom Clarence Thomas, uh, uh.”
Bennie Thompson, 2014-04-27 Audio and/or video clip available

Bennie Thompson“I’ve been in Washington. I saw three presidents now. I never saw George Bush treated like this. I never saw Bill Clinton treated like this with such disrespect. Mitch McConnell would have the audacity to tell the President of the United States, not just the chief executive, but the Commander in Chief, that ‘I don’t care what you come up with, we’re going to be against it.’ Now if that’s not a racist statement, uh I don’t know what is.”
Bennie Thompson, 2014-04-27 Audio and/or video clip available

Bennie Thompson“That kind of attitude has just been around for the last five and a half years. You know what I'm saying? See, everybody before Barack Obama was President who got elected, got elected on some platform of coming to make government work for all the people. Now all of a sudden, government is the worst thing in the world since a black man became president.”
Bennie Thompson, 2014-04-27 Audio and/or video clip available

Linda Chapa LaVia“So, listen to me minorities. I’m over here because we’re all over on this side, right? Wait. We have a half. We have a half.”
Linda Chapa LaVia, 2014-04-09

Michelle Obama“Many decades ago, there were actually laws in America that allowed discrimination against black people like me, who are a minority in the United States.”
Michelle Obama, 2014-03-25

Charles Rangel“It’s hard for me to explain how you work with a President that thought he could really deal with the Republican leadership. He really thought, and maybe it was the water they drink at Harvard, that he could deal with the Tea Party. They are mean, racist people. Now why do I say that? Because in those red states, they’re the same slave-holding states! They had the Confederate flag. They became Dixiecrats, they had the Confederate flag. They’re now Tea Party, they still got the Confederate flag!”
Charles Rangel, 2014-03-18 Audio and/or video clip available

Jesse Jackson“At least the bus driver, who ordered Rosa Parks to surrender her seat to a white person, was following state law. Robertson’s statements were uttered freely and openly without cover of the law, within a context of what he seemed to believe was ‘white privilege.'”
Jesse Jackson, 2013-12-24

Barack Obama“There’s no doubt that there’s some folks who just really dislike me because they don’t like the idea of a black President.”
Barack Obama, 2013-11-24

Barack Obama“Middle-class kids don’t get locked up for smoking pot, and poor kids do, and African-American kids and Latino kids are more likely to be poor and less likely to have the resources and the support to avoid unduly harsh penalties.”
Barack Obama, 2013-11-24

Robert Kennedy Jr.“When Martha Moxley's body was found, it was covered with hairs from a black person, which nobody has ever explained.”
Robert Kennedy Jr., 2013-10-23 Audio and/or video clip available

Alan Grayson“One could go on and on, because there is overwhelming evidence that the Tea Party is the home of bigotry and discrimination in America today, just as the KKK was for an earlier generation. If the shoe fits, wear it.”
Alan Grayson, 2013-10-22

Alan Grayson“At this point, the Tea Party is no more popular than the Klan.”
Alan Grayson, 2013-10-17 Audio and/or video clip available

Hillary Clinton“In 1963, in Jackson, Mississippi, John stepped between angry protesters and armed police to prevent a potential massacre after the murder of Medgar Evans.”
Hillary Clinton, 2013-08-12 Audio and/or video clip available

Charles Rangel“It is the same group we faced in the South with those white crackers and the dogs and the police.”
Charles Rangel, 2013-08-02

Charles Rangel“Every white son of a gun from Europe has found a way to get here, and these barriers I think have a lot to do with color and the awkwardness or the uncomfortableness that a lot of whites feel about people of color.”
Charles Rangel, 2013-08-02

Charles Rangel“You are not going to go back to Abe Lincoln now and that bullshit are you? Blacks were tied to Abe, who freed the slaves, and so we followed the Republicans.”
Charles Rangel, 2013-08-02

Jesse Jackson“The tea party is the resurrection of the Confederacy, it’s the Fort Sumter tea party.”
Jesse Jackson, 2013-08-00

Bill Clinton“One of the things the decider-in-chief has to do is decide whether he’s going to bring this country together across all its diversity or let it drift apart. Look at how much stronger the American military is because it is less racist, less sexist and less homophobic and we’re just looking for people who can do the job.”
Bill Clinton, 2012-11-03 Audio and/or video clip available

Madeleine Albright“Disgusting Serbs. Get out!”
Madeleine Albright, 2012-10-23 Audio and/or video clip available

Thomas Menino“Where millions of students have come to study, including a great American named Martha Luther King Junior.”
Thomas Menino, 2012-09-05 Audio and/or video clip available

Jim Clyburn“I have always abhorred the word 'racism.' I never use it. I believe it is a lethal term, and I am offended that my honest responses to a reporter's clearly designed agenda would be distorted in such a manner.”
Jim Clyburn, 2011-05-26

Jim Clyburn“You know, I’m 70 years old, and I can tell you people don’t like to deal with it, but the fact of the matter is, the president’s problems are in large measure because of the color of his skin.”
Jim Clyburn, 2011-05-25

Jim Moran“In this case, I believe, a lot of people in the United States don’t want to be governed by an African-American, particularly one who is liberal, who wants to spend money and who wants to reach out to include everyone in our society.”
Jim Moran, 2011-01-00

Deval Patrick“It’s a free country. I wish it weren’t.”
Deval Patrick, 2010-09-01 Audio and/or video clip available

Harry Reid“I don't know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican. 'kay? Do I need to say more?”
Harry Reid, 2010-08-10 Audio and/or video clip available

Bill Clinton“They mention that he once had a fleeting association with the Ku Klux Klan, and what does that mean? I'll tell you what it means. He was a country boy from the hills and hollows of West Virginia. He was trying to get elected.”
Bill Clinton, 2010-07-02 Audio and/or video clip available

Rod Blagojevich“I'm blacker than Barack Obama. I shined shoes. I grew up in a five-room apartment. My father had a little laundromat in a black community not far from where we lived. I saw it all growing up.”
Rod Blagojevich, 2010-01-19

Barack Obama“I don’t know – not having been there and not seeing all the facts – what role race played in that, but I think it’s fair to say, number one, any of us would be pretty angry; number two that the Cambridge police, uh, acted stupidly in arresting somebody when there was already proof that they were in their own home; and number three, what I think we know, separate and apart from this incident is that, uh, there’s a long history in this country of African-American and Latinos, uh, being stopped by law enforcement disproportionately. That's just a fact.”
Barack Obama, 2009-07-22 Audio and/or video clip available

Alcee Hastings“Anybody toting guns and stripping moose don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks.”
Alcee Hastings, 2008-09-24

Jesse Jackson“See, Barack been um, talking down to black people on this faith based. I wanna cut his nuts off.”
Jesse Jackson, 2008-07-06 Audio and/or video clip available

Barack Obama“The point I was making was not that my grandmother uh harbors uh any racial animosity, she doesn't. But she is a uh typical white person, who if she sees somebody on the street that she doesn't know, you know there's a reaction bread into uh our experiences that that don't go away and that sometimes uh come out in the wrong way.”
Barack Obama, 2008-03-18 Audio and/or video clip available

Bill Clinton“The only reason you are endorsing him is because he's black. Let's just be clear.”
Bill Clinton, 2008-01-00

Bill Clinton“A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee.”
Bill Clinton, 2008-01-00

Barack Obama“I want to give you one example because this really steams me up. This isn’t in the prepared remarks. It, down in New Orleans, where they still have not rebuilt 20 months later, there is a law, federal law when you get, uh, reconstruction money from the federal government, called the Stafford Act. And basically, it says, when you get federal money, you gotta give a 10 percent match, the local government’s got to come up with 10 percent. Every $10 the federal government comes up with, the local government’s got to give a dollar. Now, here’s the thing. When 9/11 happened in New York City, they waived the Stafford Act, said, this is too serious a problem. We can’t expect New York City to rebuild on its own. Forget that dollar you have to put in. Well, here’s $10. And that was the right thing to do. When Hurricane Andrew struck in Florida, people said, look at this devastation! We don’t expect to you come up with your own money here! Here’s the money to rebuild. We are not going to wait for to you scratch it together because you are part of the American family. What’s happening down in New Orleans? Where’s your dollar? Where’s your Stafford Act money? Makes no sense. Tells me the bullet hasn’t been taken out. Tells me that somehow the people down in New Orleans, they don’t care about as much.”
Barack Obama, 2007-05-07 Audio and/or video clip available

Joe Biden“I mean, you got the first sort of mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and, and, and, clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, it's...that's a storybook, man.”
Joe Biden, 2007-01-31 Audio and/or video clip available

Joe Biden“You cannot go to a 7-11 or Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.”
Joe Biden, 2006-06-17 Audio and/or video clip available

Ray Nagin“We as black people, it's time, it's time for us to come together. It's time for us to rebuild a New Orleans, the one that should be a chocolate New Orleans and I don't care what people are saying uptown or wherever they are, this city will be chocolate at the end of the day.”
Ray Nagin, 2006-01-16 Audio and/or video clip available

Barack Obama“Still, as I look at his picture, it is the man and not the icon that speaks to me. I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator. As a law professor and civil rights lawyer and as an African American, I am fully aware of his limited views on race.”
Barack Obama, 2005-07-04

John Kerry“I tell ya. Uh, Manny Ortez, and uh you know, Manny Ortez, David Ortez.”
John Kerry, 2004-07-12

Hillary Clinton“I love this quote, it's from Mahatma Gandhi. He ran a gas station down in St. Louis for a couple of years. Mr. Gandhi, you still go to the gas station? A lot of wisdom comes out of that gas station.”
Hillary Clinton, 2004-01-03 Audio and/or video clip available

Howard Dean“I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks. We can't beat George Bush unless we appeal to a broad cross-section of Democrats.”
Howard Dean, 2003-11-01

Howard Dean“White folks in the South who drive pickup trucks with Confederate flag decals on the back ought to be voting with us”
Howard Dean, 2003-02-22

Robert Kennedy Jr.“Al Sharpton has done more damage to the black cause than George Wallace. He has suffocated the decent black leaders in New York. His transparent venal blackmail and extortion schemes taint all black leadership.”
Robert Kennedy Jr., 2001-07-05

Robert Kennedy Jr.“His love affair with Louis Farrakhan and his Jewish xenophobia are also unforgivable.”
Robert Kennedy Jr., 2001-07-05

Robert Byrd“There are white niggers. I've seen a lot of white niggers in my time.”
Robert Byrd, 2001-03-04 Audio and/or video clip available

Al Sharpton“We will not stand by and allow them to move this borther so that some white interloper can expand his business.”
Al Sharpton, 1995-09-00

Maxine Waters“Policy, for the most part, has been made by white people in America, not by people of color. And they have tended to take care of those things that they think are important. Whether it's their agricultural subsidies, or other kinds of expenditures that are certainly not expenditures for poor people or for people of color.”
Maxine Waters, 1993-05-16

Al Sharpton“If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house.”
Al Sharpton, 1991-00-00

John Kerry“For those of us who are fortunate to share an Irish ancestry, we take great pride in the contributions that Irish-Americans...”
John Kerry, 1986-03-18

Jesse Jackson“Hymietown”
Jesse Jackson, 1984-01-25

Jimmy Carter“I see nothing wrong with ethnic purity being maintained.”
Jimmy Carter, 1976-04-04

Jesse Jackson“Because it gave me psychological gratification.”
Jesse Jackson, 1969-11-00

Lyndon Johnson“I'm going to try to teach these nigras that don't know anything how to work for themselves, instead of just breeding. I'm going to try to teach these Mexicans can't talk English to learn it, so they can work for themselves.”
Lyndon Johnson, 1964-03-02

Harry Truman“The Jews have no sense of proportion nor do they have any judgement on world affairs.”
Harry Truman, 1947-07-21

Harry Truman“The Jews, I find are very, very selfish.”
Harry Truman, 1947-07-21

Robert Byrd“The Klan is needed today as never before, and I am anxious to see its rebirth here in West Virginia.”
Robert Byrd, 1946-00-00

Robert Byrd“I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side ... Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds.”
Robert Byrd, 1945-12-11

Harry Truman“There is absolutely nothing to tell you. I am in the same fix that Jack Hatfield's nigger was I told you about on the boat. If you didn't get that letter may be I'd better tell you again. This coon told Jack he wanted to write to Liza. Jack told him all right and started the letter for him as Dear Liza. The coon then said, 'I loves you.' All right Jack told him he had that, 'I loves you.' Jack put that down for him. The coon scratched his head a while and then said, 'Your lovin' man, Henry.'”
Harry Truman, 1918-05-12

Woodrow Wilson“Segregation is not humiliating, but a benefit, and ought to be so regarded by you gentlemen. If your organization goes out and tells the colored people of the country that it is a humiliation, they will so regard it, but if you do not tell them so, and regard it rather as a benefit, they will regard it the same.”
Woodrow Wilson, 1914-00-00

Harry Truman“I think one man is just as good as another so long as he's honest and decent and not a nigger or a Chinaman. Uncle Will says that the Lord made a white man from dust, a nigger from mud, then He threw up what was left and it came down a Chinaman."”
Harry Truman, 1911-00-00

Woodrow Wilson“Those who loved mastery and adventure directed the work of the Ku Klux.”
Woodrow Wilson, 1901-00-00

Woodrow Wilson“They had not foreseen that to give the suffrage to the negroes and without it from the more capable white men would bestow political power, not upon the negroes, but up white adventurers, as much the enemies of the one race as the other.”
Woodrow Wilson, 1901-00-00

Woodrow Wilson“It was a menace to society itself that the negroes should thus of a sudden be set free and left without tutelage or restraint.”
Woodrow Wilson, 1901-00-00

Woodrow Wilson“It threw the negroes into a very ecstasy of panic to see these sheeted 'Ku Klux' move near them in the shrouded night; and their comic fear stimulated the lads who excited it to many an extravagant prank and mummery.”
Woodrow Wilson, 1901-00-00

Woodrow Wilson“The negroes were generally easy enough to deal with: a thorough fright usually disposed them to make utter submission, resign their parts in affairs, leave the country, -do anything their ghostly visitors demanded.”
Woodrow Wilson, 1901-00-00

Woodrow Wilson“The white men of the South were aroused by the mere instinct of self-preservation to rid themselves, by fair means or foul, of the intolerable burden of governments sustained by the votes of ignorant negroes and conducted in the interest of adventurers.”
Woodrow Wilson, 1901-00-00

Bill Clinton“G**damn n****r”
Bill Clinton, 0000-00-00

Bill Clinton“That G**damned n****r.”
Bill Clinton, 0000-00-00

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