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★ Race & Racism (I)

21,030.  You wonder why one man’s born white and another isn’t.  And how about God himself – what colour’s he?  (GBH Films & Race & God)  Pool of London 1951 starring Leslie Philips & James Robertson Justice & Earl Cameron & Bonar Colleano & Susan Shaw & Renee Asherson & Moira Lister & Max Adrian & Joan Dowling & Michael Golden & Alfie Bass et al, director Basil Dearden, Johnny

 

 

24,136.  I too felt a brief surge of racial bigotry.  Most distasteful.  (Star Trek & Racism)  Star Trek: Day of the Dove s3e7, Spock 

 

 

29,023.  I’ll tell you what’s at the bottom of it.  If you can convince the lowest white man that he’s better than the best coloured man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket.  Hell, give him someone to look down on and he’ll empty his pockets for you.  (United States & Racism)  Lyndon Baines Johnson 1960

 

 

39,133.  It is the effort of American Negroes to secure for themselves the full blessings of American life.  Their cause must be our cause too.  Because it’s not just Negroes, but really it’s all of us, who must overcome the crippling legacy of bigotry and injustice.


And we shall overcome.   Lyndon Baines Johnson: We Shall Overcome,  Congress 15th March 1965

 

 

29,262.  ‘Out here I soon gathered that the Japanese were looked upon the way some people feel about cockroaches or mice.’  (United States & World War II & Japan & Racism)  Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States III: The Bomb, Ernie Pyle, war correspondent

 

29,263.  This racism prevailed when President Roosevelt in February 1942 signed an executive order calling for the evacuation of over one hundred and ten thousand Japanese and Japanese Americans from California, Oregon and Washington.  (United States & World War II & Japan & Racism)  ibid.

 

 

31,215.  Rhodes:  ‘Does this House think that it is right that men in a state of pure barbarism should have the vote?  Treat the natives as a subject people.  Be the lords over them.  The native is to be treated as a child and denied the franchise.’  (England & Great Britain & Empire & Africa & Racism & South Africa)  Empires: Queen Victoria’s Empire IV: The Scramble for Africa

 

 

31,395.  This wedding symbolises one of the truly great changes in British life.  Once and it’s not so long ago such a relationship would leave you ostracised and officially condemned.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  George Alagiah, Mixed Britannia 1910-1939 1/3

 

31,396.  Yet through it all mixed race communities have not only survived they’ve flourished.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,397.  One in ten children in this country now lives in a mixed race family.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,398.  There were now perhaps 20,000 men from the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia here.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Immigration)  ibid.

 

31,399.  The [South Shields] riots spread to Cardiff another port city that had changed ... White men threw insults and then stones.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Riot)  ibid.

 

31,400.  Something like 15,000 people were involved in the riots in 1919.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Riot)  ibid.

 

31,401.  Ever since the 1919 riots Stanley like all foreign seamen had had to register with the police and carry an ID card bearing a photograph. Even Emily was not immune from this humiliation.  An earlier nationality law had a rather vicious sting in its tail: every inch an Englishwoman once she married Stanley she lost her British nationality.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,402.  The law was applied differently around the country.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,403.  In London’s docklands home to 700 Chinese people intolerance coupled with ignorance made for some dark myths about the community.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,404.  Eugenics saw itself as a new science for human advancement. (England & Great Britain & Race & Eugenics)  ibid.

 

31,405.  The unfortunate mixed-race children of Liverpool would be the first guinea pigs on which the theory would be tested.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,406.  On 19th May 1930 on this very stage Paul Robeson, the African-American singer and actor, came to play Othello here in Britain.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Shakespeare)  ibid.

 

31,407.  Many of them had been born and bred in Cardiff but were still treated as foreigners.  (Wales & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,408.  Tiger Bay was home to many different races.  (Wales & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,409.  These couples were making it up as they went along sharing some customs and quietly ignoring those that didn’t work for them.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,410.  In 1929 James Wilson started to call openly for a new form of social control, anti-Miscegenation laws similar to those which had been introduced in South Africa.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,411.  In his book English Journey Priestley is clearly moved by what he found in the mixed race community in Liverpool.  His writing helped to create a new vision of Englishness.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,412.  Our dalliance with face science was suddenly over.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,413.  Some white women, perhaps only a handful at first, allowed their hearts to rule their heads and in so doing felt the full wroth of so-called respectable society ... Imagine how brave they had to be.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,414.  Heroic pioneers of mixed-race Britain.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid. 

 

38,925.  In Australia the state had recently begun a policy of removing so-called half-castes from their parents to imbue them with European values and ‘breed out their colour’.  (Australia & Racism)  ibid.

 

 

31,415.  Like so many other mixed race war babies Tony was put into care by his unmarried mother.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  George Alagiah, Mixed Britannia 1940-1965 2/3

 

31,416.  The Second World War turned lives upside down.  People from different races worked together and played together.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,417.  Mass immigration meant Britain would never look the same again.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Immigration)  ibid.

 

31,418.  Dr Harold Moody – a Jamaican born GP who’d married a white English nurse Olive in 1913.  In 1931 he’d set up the League of Coloured Peoples – Britain’s first black pressure group.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Immigration)  ibid.

 

31,419.  Jake [Jacobs] was one of more than six thousand black servicemen from the colonies who came here.  They were here to help in the war effort, but they did so much more.  (England & Great Britain & Race)  ibid.

 

31,420.  About a thousand mixed-race babies were now fatherless ... A shocking number ended up in care.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Immigration)  ibid.

 

31,421.  Harold Moody argued that the children should be treated as war casualties whose care should be jointly funded by the British and American governments.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Immigration)  ibid.

 

31,422.  Liverpool in the summer of 1946 ... In a number of dawn raids police descended on the area – their mission to round up any Chinese seamen they could find ... A boat was ready and waiting for their journey to China.  (England & Great Britain & Race & Immigration)  ibid.

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