As the months of Labour government went on, the joy subsided, but the hope persevered. My first really grim disillusionment came in July 1965, when the government ushered in immigration laws far more racist and ruthless than anything the Tories had contemplated.
... In 1967 he re-imposed the health prescription charges he’d abolished. In 1968 he sanctioned another, even more racist, immigration act to keep out persecuted Asians from East Africa. In 1969 he proposed to ban unofficial strikes, the first plan for anti-union laws since the war. Throughout all this he supported the barbaric US invasion of Vietnam with a passion which inspired the US president Johnson to describe him as ‘another Churchill’. (Racism & Discrimination) Paul Foot, article June 1995 ‘Pipe Dreams’
39,092. We must be mad, literally mad, as a nation to be permitting the annual inflow of some 50,000 dependants, who are for the most part the material of the future growth of the immigrant descended population. It is like watching a nation busily engaged in heaping up its own funeral pyre. So insane are we that we actually permit unmarried persons to immigrate for the purpose of founding a family with spouses and fiancées whom they have never seen. (Racism & Discrimination & Immigration) Enoch Powell, speech 20th April 1968
39,093. As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding. Like the Roman I seem to see ‘the River Tiber foaming with much blood’. (Racism & Discrimination & Immigration) ibid.
39,094. I was saying really that there is no such thing as the Orient – the Orient is much more complicated, much more varied, much more heterogeneous, and above all much more detailed than any of these grand generalisations. Edward Said, interview BBC
39,095. The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the colour line – the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea. W E B du Bois 1868-1963
39,096. I would like to see a time when man loves his fellow man and forgets his colour of his creed. We will never be civilized until that time comes. I know the Negro race has a long road to go. I believe that the life of the Negro race has been a life of tragedy, of injustice, of oppression. The law has made him equal, but man has not. (Racism & Discrimination & Oppression) Clarence Darrow 1857-1938, speech 19th May 1926
39,099. You’re just some racist who can’t tie my laces
Your point of view is medieval
Fuck you, fuck you very very much. Lily Allen
39,097. This nonsense about gas chambers is exposed as a total lie. Nick Griffin, The Cook Report 17th July 1997
39,098. Frankly they need to sink several of those boats. Nick Griffin, European Parliament 8th July 2009
39,099. Islam is inherently wicked ... The whole drive of modern Islam is more and more radical, and it’s a menace to everything that goes near it. (Racism & Fascism) Nick Griffin, interview Keith Allen
39,100. Muslim women come to the British National Party counsellor when they suffer violence at home. (Racism & Fascism) ibid.
39,101. The BNP’s vote at general elections has risen steeply in the last decade. (Racism & Fascists) Keith Allen Meets Nick Griffin, Channel 4
39,102. Oswald Mosley’s fascists used to get a very good press. (Racism & Fascists) ibid.
39,103. Then came the National Front in the 1970s who brought fascism back to the streets. (Racism & Fascists) ibid.
39,104. Love thy Neighbour relied on inflammatory language. (Racism & Fascists) ibid.
39,105. The BNP hate the mainstream media. (Racism & Fascists) ibid.
39,106. This still sounded to me as racism by another name. (Racism & Fascists) ibid.
39,107. The modern BNP has apparently replaced racial intolerance with religious intolerance. (Racism & Fascists) ibid.
39,108. The power to rob the rest of us of a little bit of humanity. (Racism & Fascists) ibid.
39,100. Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted. Sammy Davis junior
39,109. Mortimer: Of course there’s something wrong with him. He’s a Negro. Probably been stealing since he could crawl. (Racism & Discrimina- tion) Trading Places 1983 starring Dan Aykroyd & Eddie Murphy & Ralph Bellamy & Don Ameche & Denholm Elliott & Jamie Lee Curtis & Kristin Holby & Paul Gleason et al, director John Landis
39,110. Randoph: We took a perfectly useless psychopath like Valentine and turned him into a successful executive. During the same time we turned an honest hard-working man into a violently deranged would-be killer. Ha ha ha ...
Mortimer: Do you really believe I would have a nigger run our family business, Randolph?
Randolph: Of course not. Neither would I. (Racism & Discrimination) ibid.
39,111. Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people. (Racism & Black Culture) Coretta Scott King
39,112. The kafirs’ sole ambition is to collect a certain number of cattle to buy a wife with, and then pass his life in indolence and nakedness. They’re loafers ... A species of humanity almost unknown amongst the Indians. Mahatma Gandhi
39,113. Abraham Lincoln tricked the so-called Negro into thinking that he was free. He did nothing but trick the Negro, fooled the Negro and used the Negro the same as every other politician. (Racism & Black Culture) Malcolm X
39,179. The American Negro never can be blamed for his racial animosities - he is only reacting to 400 years of the conscious racism of the American whites. Malcolm X
39,220. I wish nothing but freedom, justice and equality. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all people ... I believe the true practice of Islam can remove the cancer of racism from the hearts and the souls of all Americans. (Black Culture & Racism & Islam) Malcolm X
39,233. We want to be recognised and respected as human beings ... Our motto is By Any Means Necessary. (Black Culture & Racism) Malcolm X, interview BBC 1964
39,234. I don’t think there’s any gradual coming together ... At the mass level I don’t there’s any real honest sincere coming together. (Black Culture & Racism) ibid.
39,235. You can’t legislate good will. (Black Culture & Racism) ibid.