quotes tagged with 'race'
Author: David Berreby (Us and Them: The Science of Identity), Source: http://www.amazon.com/Us-Them-Identity-David-Berreby/dp/022604...
"A white person and a black person in today's New York City can agree over coffee that race is `all in your mind, but when they leave Starbucks and raise their hands to hail a taxi, the white person is more likely to get a cab. In that moment, race is as real as gravity."
As a result of his rebellion, Cain was cursed and told that "the earth" would not thereafter yield him its abundance as previously. In addition he became the first mortal to be cursed as a son of perdition. As a result of his mortal birth he is assured of a tangible body of flesh and bones in eternity, a fact which will enable him to rule over Satan. The Lord placed on Cain a mark of a dark skin, and he became the ancestor of the black race.Author: Bruce R. McConkie, Source: Mormon Doctrine Page 102
The negroes are not equal with other races where the receipt of certain spiritual blessings are concerned, particularly the priesthood and the temple blessings that flow therefrom...Author: Bruce R. McConkie, Source: Mormon Doctrine Page 527
"We who are clay blended by the Master Potter, come from the kiln of Creation in many hues. How can people say one skin is colored, when each has its own coloration? What should it matter that one bowl is dark and the other pale, if each is of good design and serves its purpose well."Author: Polingaysi Qoyawayma, Hopi, Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Native_American_proverbs