Apartheid Quotes by Athol Fugard, Teresa Heinz, Alice Walker, Nelson Mandela, Olof Palme, Ted Nugent and many others.
Apartheid cannot be reformed, it has to be eliminated.
Harriet Washington, in ‘Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present,’ documents the smallpox experiments Thomas Jefferson performed on his Monticello slaves. In fact, much of what we now think of as public health emerged from the slave system.
Is Donald Trump a fascist? It’s an interesting question that has generated insightful commentary over the past few months, with the best answers situating Trumpian illiberalism within America’s long history of racial oppression, slavery, Jim Crow apartheid, and the ongoing backlash to the loss of white privilege.
The majority of South Africans, black and white, recognize that apartheid has no future. It has to be ended by our own decisive mass action in order to build peace and security. The mass campaign of defiance and other actions of our organization and people can only culminate in the establishment of democracy.
I have the hatred of apartheid in my bones.
There is no more apartheid in South Africa than in the United States.
We don’t want apartheid liberalized. We want it dismantled. You can’t improve something that is intrinsically evil.
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encouraged their governments and other corporate actors to reverse decades-long support for the Apartheid regime.
HEAVEN: The big apartheid in the sky.
The U.S. is the last country that should see itself as an ally of the apartheid system.
We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.
How do you deal with a criminal that will not listen to what you have to say and who continues his policy of violence? Some say you continue to talk and let him tire himself out. But nearly 40 years after the institution of apartheid, is there anyone who still believes that verbal persuasion will work?
If I were able to write, I probably would. But movies have given me a part of my life where I can express feelings and bring convictions to an audience as if I could write. So I made ‘Gandhi‘ about human relations, prejudice and the empire. In ‘Cry Freedom’ I expressed my horror and disgust about apartheid.
The issue of racism and racial prejudice. It is very, very difficult to discuss. It is difficult to discuss the issue of apartheid. Many have made the observation that it is very difficult to find anyone in SA who ever supported apartheid because everyone was opposed, it was against our will and so on.
The United States imprisons a larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid. In Washington, D.C., our nationвЂ™s capitol, it is estimated that three out of four young black men (and nearly all those in the poorest neighborhoods) can expect to serve time in prison.
Apartheid didn’t impinge on music. It impinged on people’s freedoms.