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Race Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about race
  1. #1
    If growing up is painful for the Southern Black girl, being aware of her displacement is the rust on the razor that threatens the throat. It is an unnecessary insult.
  2. #2
    “I knew from my own life experience that when someone shows genuine interest in your learning and development, even if only for ten minutes in a busy day, it matters. It matters especially for women, for minorities, for anyone society is quick to overlook.”
  3. #3
    “The at-home mother’s life: it was a race with no finish line.”
  4. #4
    “Wasn’t that the point of the book? For women to realize, We are just two people. Not that much separates us. Not nearly as much as I’d thought.”
    author
    Kathryn Stockett
    person
    Women
    book
    The Help
    character
    Skeeter
    concepts
    EqualityRace
  5. #5
    “Since stepping reluctantly into public life, I’ve been held up as the most powerful woman in the world and taken down as an “angry black woman.” I’ve wanted to ask my detractors which part of that phrase matters to them the most—is it “angry” or “black” or “woman”?”
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