School Segregation Famous Quotes & Sayings

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27 School Segregation Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

School Segregation Sayings By Ornette Coleman: After I found out that I was playing music and that I'd have to learn After I found out that I was playing music and that I'd have to learn how to read and write music, I started doing that about two years later. Finally, I said, "Oh, that means what I really want to do is to be a composer." But when I was coming up in Texas, there was segregation. There was no schools to go to. I taught myself how to read and how to start writing. — Ornette Coleman
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School Segregation Sayings By Laurence Sterne: We may imitate the Deity in all His attributes; but mercy is the only one We may imitate the Deity in all His attributes; but mercy is the only one in which we can pretend to equal Him. We cannot, indeed, give like God; but surely we may forgive like Him. — Laurence Sterne
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School Segregation Sayings By Carter G. Woodson: In schools of theology Negroes are taught the interpretation of the Bible worked out by In schools of theology Negroes are taught the interpretation of the Bible worked out by those who have justified segregation and winked at the economic debasement of the Negro at times almost to the point of starvation. — Carter G. Woodson
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School Segregation Sayings By Jean-Jacques Rousseau: It is well known that a loose and easy dress contributes much to give to It is well known that a loose and easy dress contributes much to give to both sexes those fine proportions of body that are observable in the Grecian statues, and which serve as models to our present artists. — Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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School Segregation Sayings By John Henrik Clarke: In the United States, the Supreme Court's decision of 1954, outlawing segregation in school systems, In the United States, the Supreme Court's decision of 1954, outlawing segregation in school systems, was greeted with mixed feelings of hope and skepticism by African-Americans. — John Henrik Clarke
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School Segregation Sayings By Darnell Lamont Walker: Fall in love for as long as you can with the one who sees you Fall in love for as long as you can with the one who sees you when you are invisible. — Darnell Lamont Walker
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School Segregation Sayings By John Kuhn: Bail out the bankers and bankrupt the school teachers - we will still teachI will Bail out the bankers and bankrupt the school teachers - we will still teachI will never follow the lead of those who exclude the kids who need education the most so that my precious scores will rise. I will never line up with those whose idea of reform is the subtle segregation of the poor and desperate. I want no part of the American caste system. — John Kuhn
School Segregation Sayings By Seymour Papert: Do away with curriculum. Do away with segregation by age. And do away with the Do away with curriculum. Do away with segregation by age. And do away with the idea that there should be uniformity of all schools and of what people learn. — Seymour Papert
School Segregation Sayings By Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot: I also believe that the boundaries of school need to be made more porous and I also believe that the boundaries of school need to be made more porous and permeable, that we need to reduce the generational segregation that defines life and learning in our society. — Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
School Segregation Sayings By H. Jackson Brown Jr.: Be tough minded but tenderhearted. Be tough minded but tenderhearted. — H. Jackson Brown Jr.
School Segregation Sayings By Martin Luther King Jr.: Unfortunately, most of the major denominations still practice segregation in local churches, hospitals, schools, and Unfortunately, most of the major denominations still practice segregation in local churches, hospitals, schools, and other church institutions. It is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o'clock on Sunday morning, the same hour when many are standing to sing: In Christ There Is No East Nor West. — Martin Luther King Jr.
School Segregation Sayings By Earl Warren: We come then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in public schools solely We come then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race, even though the physical facilities and other "tangible" factors may be equal, deprive the children of the minority group of equal education opportunities? We believe that it does. — Earl Warren
School Segregation Sayings By Shirley Chisholm: The difference between de jure and de facto segregation is the difference between open, forthright The difference between de jure and de facto segregation is the difference between open, forthright bigotry and the shamefaced kind that works through unwritten agreements between real estate dealers, school officials, and local politicians. — Shirley Chisholm
School Segregation Sayings By David Halberstam: That made him a perfect match for Philip's new brother-in-law, Jim Lawson. For if Curtis That made him a perfect match for Philip's new brother-in-law, Jim Lawson. For if Curtis Murphy was weird, then Jim Lawson was even weirder, not only because he was already going to divinity school at the most unattainable of Nashville schools, Vanderbilt, but because he had simultaneously started holding classes on how to challenge segregation in Nashville. — David Halberstam
School Segregation Sayings By Suzanne Gordon: Today age segregation has passed all sane limits. Not only are fifteen-year-olds isolated from seventy-year-olds Today age segregation has passed all sane limits. Not only are fifteen-year-olds isolated from seventy-year-olds but social groups divide those in high school from those in junior high, and those who are twenty from those who are twenty-five. There are middle-middle-age groups, late-middle-age groups, and old-age groups - as though people with five years between them could not possibly have anything in common. — Suzanne Gordon
School Segregation Sayings By Paul Weyrich: What changed their mind was Jimmy Carter's intervention against the Christian schools, trying to deny What changed their mind was Jimmy Carter's intervention against the Christian schools, trying to deny them tax-exempt status on the basis of so-called de facto segregation. — Paul Weyrich
School Segregation Sayings By Bayard Rustin: We demand that segregation be ended in every school district in the year 1963! We We demand that segregation be ended in every school district in the year 1963! We demand that we have effective civil rights legislation - no compromise, no filibuster - and that include public accommodations, decent housing, integrated education, FEPC and the right to vote. — Bayard Rustin
School Segregation Sayings By Kenneth Cain: Iwent to school with African-American girls during my entire adolescence in Michigan and never noticed Iwent to school with African-American girls during my entire adolescence in Michigan and never noticed them as potential girlfriends, never even wanted to meet them. How did that happen? I'm nine thousand miles from home and a pernicious wall of segregation I never noticed in high school suddenly materialises. A young man should travel. — Kenneth Cain
School Segregation Sayings By Jonathan Kozol: Research experts want to know what can be done about the values of poor segregated Research experts want to know what can be done about the values of poor segregated children; and this is a question that needs asking. But they do not ask what can be done about the values of the people who have segregated these communities. There is no academic study of the pathological detachment of the very rich ... — Jonathan Kozol
School Segregation Sayings By Jeffrey Rosen: Unlike [Woodrow] Wilson, Louis Brandeis did not support the segregation of the federal government. He Unlike [Woodrow] Wilson, Louis Brandeis did not support the segregation of the federal government. He was personally courteous to African Americans. He advised them and advised the head of Howard University to create a good law school. And that inspired Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall in their path-breaking work on behalf of desegregation. — Jeffrey Rosen
School Segregation Sayings By Deborah Meier: Mindset changes are not happening from change in legislation. Like desegregation. We legally got rid Mindset changes are not happening from change in legislation. Like desegregation. We legally got rid of legal segregation, but schools are still segregated. You can demand people have better math understanding, but it depends how you interpret math understanding, and what you want it for, and if you think everybody can and should have that. — Deborah Meier
School Segregation Sayings By Katha Pollitt: Right now religion has the romantic aura of the forbidden - Christ is cool. We Right now religion has the romantic aura of the forbidden - Christ is cool. We need to bring it into the schools, which kids already hate, and associate it firmly with boredom, regulation, condescension, makework and de facto segregation ... Prayer in the schools will rid us of the bland no-offense ecumenism that is so infuriating to us anticlericals: Oh, so now you say Jews didn't kill Christ - a little on the late side, isn't it? — Katha Pollitt
School Segregation Sayings By Randall Robinson: I never met a white person till I was a grown man. I never went I never met a white person till I was a grown man. I never went to school with a white till I was twenty-six years old, at Harvard Law School. The insult of segregation was searing and unforgettable. It has left a great scar, and will be with me for the rest of my life. — Randall Robinson
School Segregation Sayings By Malcolm Forbes: For some of us it seems like yesterday when Ike was in the White House, For some of us it seems like yesterday when Ike was in the White House, the U.S. Senate censured Joe McCarthy, and the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that racial segregation in public school was unconstitutional. — Malcolm Forbes
School Segregation Sayings By Gudjon Bergmann: Dreams seem to generate a special kind of passion and willpower, both of which help Dreams seem to generate a special kind of passion and willpower, both of which help people navigate the seas of life. — Gudjon Bergmann
School Segregation Sayings By Cornel West: Cincinnati like so many other cities, we know that so many of our schools, when Cincinnati like so many other cities, we know that so many of our schools, when it comes to public schools, are still de facto segregated racially. It has to do with residential segregation. It has to do with James Crow, Jr., which is at work, de facto rather than legally so that some of the integration is taking place among more and more well-to-do. — Cornel West
School Segregation Sayings By Winnie Holzman: I'm a little Jewish girl from Long Island, but when I listened to Tina Turner, I'm a little Jewish girl from Long Island, but when I listened to Tina Turner, I pictured myself in a mini-dress, dancing like Tina Turner. It's inevitable. — Winnie Holzman