PREJUDICE The Musical P L A Y B I L L Earl Warren American Inn of Court
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Se...
You’ve got to be carefully taught <ul><li>You've got to be taught to hate and fear </li></ul><ul><li>You've got to be taug...
You’ve got to be carefully taught <ul><li>You've got to be taught to be afraid </li></ul><ul><li>of people whose eyes are ...
You’ve got to be carefully taught <ul><li>You've got to be taught </li></ul><ul><li>Before its too late </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>&quot;Prejudice is the child of ignorance”  </li></ul><ul><li>William Haslitt </li></ul>
The Goodies
 
I've been working on the railroad <ul><li>I've been working on the railroad, </li></ul><ul><li>It's the only job I'll get,...
<ul><li>&quot;Shame on the cant and hypocrisy of those who can teach virtue, preach righteousness, and pray blessings for ...
 
 
Song for Yick Wo  <ul><li>I once owned a laundry, a laundry so fine, </li></ul><ul><li>And they came and told me, I had to...
Song for Yick Wo  <ul><li>My washing's illegal, my ironing's a crime, </li></ul><ul><li>And I'd be in trouble, and maybe d...
<ul><li>&quot;Knowledge humanizes mankind, and reason inclines to mildness; but prejudices eradicate every tender disposit...
Myra Bradwell
Justice Joseph P. Bradley
Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves  <ul><li>Now there was a time, when they used to say </li></ul><ul><li>That behind eve...
Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves  <ul><li>So were comin out of the kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>cause there's somethin we ...
Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves  <ul><li>Now this is a song, to celebrate </li></ul><ul><li>We got doctors, lawyers, p...
Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves  <ul><li>We say sisters are doin it for themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Standin on their...
Sandra O’Connor
Ruth Ginsberg
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Geraldine Ferraro
Carol Mosley Braun
Janet Reno
Barbara Jordan
Constance Baker Motley
<ul><li>“ Who makes and keeps the Jew or the Negro base, who but you, who exclude them from the rights which others enjoy....
Shelley House St. Louis, Missouri Designated National Historic Landmark  December 14, 1990
On the Street Where You Live  Song by Patty Patrician  <ul><li>I am white and rich, and I feel secure </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
On the Street Where You Live  Song by Patty Patrician  <ul><li>I've a covenant, and I'll go to court, To enforce my rights...
 
On the Street Where You Live  Song by Charlie Goldfarb  <ul><li>I have often rode, through this neighborhood, </li></ul><u...
On the Street Where You Live  Song by Charlie Goldfarb  <ul><li>There's a covenant, that is writ in stone, </li></ul><ul><...
On the Street Where You Live  <ul><li>Not right here on the street where you live.  </li></ul><ul><li>Not right here on th...
<ul><li>&quot;prejudice,n. A vagrant opinion without visible means of support.&quot;  </li></ul><ul><li>Ambrose Bierce </l...
Richard and Mildred Loving
 
Richard Loving and his son
I walk alone  <ul><li>I walk alone,  </li></ul><ul><li>Because the law says I have to be lonely, </li></ul><ul><li>I don't...
I walk alone  <ul><li>I walk alone, </li></ul><ul><li>Because the love that we share is not lawful. </li></ul><ul><li>Cour...
I walk alone  <ul><li>We walk alone, </li></ul><ul><li>Because the law says that we cannot marry, </li></ul><ul><li>It's a...
<ul><li>&quot;Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.  No one can eliminate prejudices-just recognize them.&quot;  ...
Love and Marriage  <ul><li>Love and marriage, love and marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Go together like a horse and carriage </...
Love and Marriage  <ul><li>Love and marriage, love and marriage </li></ul><ul><li>It’s an institute you can’t disparage </...
Love and Marriage  <ul><li>Try, try, try to separate them </li></ul><ul><li>It’s an illusion </li></ul><ul><li>Try, try, t...
Love and Marriage  <ul><li>Love and marriage, love and marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Go together like a horse and carriage </...
 
National Brotherhood Week  <ul><li>Oh, the white folks hate the black folks, </li></ul><ul><li>And the black folks hate th...
National Brotherhood Week  <ul><li>But during National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>National Brotherhood Week, </li...
National Brotherhood Week  <ul><li>Oh, the poor folks hate the rich folks, </li></ul><ul><li>And the rich folks hate the p...
National Brotherhood Week  <ul><li>But during National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>National Brotherhood Week, </li...
National Brotherhood Week  <ul><li>Oh, the Protestants hate the Catholics </li></ul><ul><li>And the Catholics hate the Pro...
National Brotherhood Week  <ul><li>But during National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>National Brotherhood Week, </li...
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  1. 1. PREJUDICE The Musical P L A Y B I L L Earl Warren American Inn of Court
  2. 2. Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door
  3. 3. You’ve got to be carefully taught <ul><li>You've got to be taught to hate and fear </li></ul><ul><li>You've got to be taught from year to year </li></ul><ul><li>It's got to be drummed in your dear little ear </li></ul><ul><li>You've got to be carefully taught </li></ul>
  4. 4. You’ve got to be carefully taught <ul><li>You've got to be taught to be afraid </li></ul><ul><li>of people whose eyes are oddly made </li></ul><ul><li>and people whose skin </li></ul><ul><li>is a different shade </li></ul><ul><li>You've got to be carefully taught </li></ul>
  5. 5. You’ve got to be carefully taught <ul><li>You've got to be taught </li></ul><ul><li>Before its too late </li></ul><ul><li>Before you are six or seven or eight </li></ul><ul><li>to hate all the people your relatives hate </li></ul><ul><li>You've got to be carefully taught! </li></ul><ul><li>You've got to be carefully taught! </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>&quot;Prejudice is the child of ignorance” </li></ul><ul><li>William Haslitt </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Goodies
  8. 9. I've been working on the railroad <ul><li>I've been working on the railroad, </li></ul><ul><li>It's the only job I'll get, </li></ul><ul><li>I've been looking for some others, </li></ul><ul><li>But I ain't found nothing yet, </li></ul><ul><li>There's-all those Yankee people saying, </li></ul><ul><li>You're really not my guy, </li></ul><ul><li>You can keep your Catholic praying, </li></ul><ul><li>No Irish need apply. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>&quot;Shame on the cant and hypocrisy of those who can teach virtue, preach righteousness, and pray blessings for those only with skins colored like their own.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>C. Lenox Redmond </li></ul>
  10. 13. Song for Yick Wo <ul><li>I once owned a laundry, a laundry so fine, </li></ul><ul><li>And they came and told me, I had to resign, </li></ul><ul><li>Because I'm from China, and not USA, </li></ul><ul><li>The law came to tell me, I had to go 'way. </li></ul>
  11. 14. Song for Yick Wo <ul><li>My washing's illegal, my ironing's a crime, </li></ul><ul><li>And I'd be in trouble, and maybe do time, </li></ul><ul><li>So now I'm a poor man, without any work, </li></ul><ul><li>And all I can say is THE LAW IS A JERK. </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>&quot;Knowledge humanizes mankind, and reason inclines to mildness; but prejudices eradicate every tender disposition.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Montesquieu </li></ul>
  13. 16. Myra Bradwell
  14. 17. Justice Joseph P. Bradley
  15. 18. Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves <ul><li>Now there was a time, when they used to say </li></ul><ul><li>That behind every - great man. </li></ul><ul><li>There had to be a - great woman. </li></ul><ul><li>But oh, in these times of change </li></ul><ul><li>you know that it’s no longer true. </li></ul>
  16. 19. Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves <ul><li>So were comin out of the kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>cause there's somethin we forgot to say to you </li></ul><ul><li>We say sisters are doin it for themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Standin on their own two feet. </li></ul><ul><li>And ringin on their own bells. </li></ul><ul><li>We say sisters are doin it for themselves. </li></ul>
  17. 20. Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves <ul><li>Now this is a song, to celebrate </li></ul><ul><li>We got doctors, lawyers, politicians too. </li></ul><ul><li>Everybody - take a look around. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you see - can you see - can you see </li></ul><ul><li>There's a woman right next to you. </li></ul>
  18. 21. Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves <ul><li>We say sisters are doin it for themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Standin on their own two feet. </li></ul><ul><li>And ringin on their own bells. </li></ul><ul><li>Sisters are doin it for themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Standin on their own two feet. </li></ul><ul><li>And ringin on their own bells. </li></ul>
  19. 22. Sandra O’Connor
  20. 23. Ruth Ginsberg
  21. 24. Hillary Rodham Clinton
  22. 25. Geraldine Ferraro
  23. 26. Carol Mosley Braun
  24. 27. Janet Reno
  25. 28. Barbara Jordan
  26. 29. Constance Baker Motley
  27. 30. <ul><li>“ Who makes and keeps the Jew or the Negro base, who but you, who exclude them from the rights which others enjoy.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Emerson </li></ul>
  28. 31. Shelley House St. Louis, Missouri Designated National Historic Landmark December 14, 1990
  29. 32. On the Street Where You Live Song by Patty Patrician <ul><li>I am white and rich, and I feel secure </li></ul><ul><li>That my neighborhood, will be ethnically pure </li></ul><ul><li>Neither black no Jew </li></ul><ul><li>Will impair the view, </li></ul><ul><li>Not right here on the street where I live. </li></ul>
  30. 33. On the Street Where You Live Song by Patty Patrician <ul><li>I've a covenant, and I'll go to court, To enforce my rights, and to get support, With judicial aid, I will have it made, And keep them off the street where I live. </li></ul>
  31. 35. On the Street Where You Live Song by Charlie Goldfarb <ul><li>I have often rode, through this neighborhood, </li></ul><ul><li>But my looking never really did me any good, </li></ul><ul><li>‘ cause we couldn't buy, </li></ul><ul><li>Couldn't even try, </li></ul><ul><li>As a Jew on the street where you live. </li></ul>
  32. 36. On the Street Where You Live Song by Charlie Goldfarb <ul><li>There's a covenant, that is writ in stone, </li></ul><ul><li>Says you cannot sell, says we cannot own, </li></ul><ul><li>To live near a Jew </li></ul><ul><li>Simply wouldn't do </li></ul><ul><li>Not right here on the street where you live. </li></ul>
  33. 37. On the Street Where You Live <ul><li>Not right here on the street where you live. </li></ul><ul><li>Not right here on the street where I live </li></ul>
  34. 38. <ul><li>&quot;prejudice,n. A vagrant opinion without visible means of support.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Ambrose Bierce </li></ul>
  35. 39. Richard and Mildred Loving
  36. 41. Richard Loving and his son
  37. 42. I walk alone <ul><li>I walk alone, </li></ul><ul><li>Because the law says I have to be lonely, </li></ul><ul><li>I don't want to be lonely, </li></ul><ul><li>But the law tells me you'll </li></ul><ul><li>Be lonely too. </li></ul>
  38. 43. I walk alone <ul><li>I walk alone, </li></ul><ul><li>Because the love that we share is not lawful. </li></ul><ul><li>Courts decree that it's awful, </li></ul><ul><li>For a black and a white, </li></ul><ul><li>To have the right. </li></ul>
  39. 44. I walk alone <ul><li>We walk alone, </li></ul><ul><li>Because the law says that we cannot marry, </li></ul><ul><li>It's a burden we carry, </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Cause of color of skin, </li></ul><ul><li>We must begin, </li></ul><ul><li>To walk alone. </li></ul>
  40. 45. <ul><li>&quot;Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices-just recognize them.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Edward R. Murrow </li></ul>
  41. 46. Love and Marriage <ul><li>Love and marriage, love and marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Go together like a horse and carriage </li></ul><ul><li>This I tell you brother </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t have one without the other </li></ul>
  42. 47. Love and Marriage <ul><li>Love and marriage, love and marriage </li></ul><ul><li>It’s an institute you can’t disparage </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the local gentry </li></ul><ul><li>And they will say it’s elementary </li></ul>
  43. 48. Love and Marriage <ul><li>Try, try, try to separate them </li></ul><ul><li>It’s an illusion </li></ul><ul><li>Try, try, try, and you will only come </li></ul><ul><li>To this conclusion </li></ul>
  44. 49. Love and Marriage <ul><li>Love and marriage, love and marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Go together like a horse and carriage </li></ul><ul><li>This I tell you brother </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t have one </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t have none </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t have one without the other </li></ul>
  45. 51. National Brotherhood Week <ul><li>Oh, the white folks hate the black folks, </li></ul><ul><li>And the black folks hate the white folks; </li></ul><ul><li>To hate all but the right folks </li></ul><ul><li>Is an old established rule. </li></ul>
  46. 52. National Brotherhood Week <ul><li>But during National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>Obama and McCain are </li></ul><ul><li>dancing cheek to cheek. </li></ul><ul><li>It's fun to eulogize </li></ul><ul><li>The people you despise </li></ul><ul><li>As long as you don't </li></ul><ul><li>let 'em in your school. </li></ul>
  47. 53. National Brotherhood Week <ul><li>Oh, the poor folks hate the rich folks, </li></ul><ul><li>And the rich folks hate the poor folks. </li></ul><ul><li>All of my folks hate all of your folks, </li></ul><ul><li>It's American as apple pie. </li></ul>
  48. 54. National Brotherhood Week <ul><li>But during National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>Liberals love the homeless 'cause it's very chic. </li></ul><ul><li>Step up and shake the hand </li></ul><ul><li>Of someone you can't stand, </li></ul><ul><li>You can tolerate him if you try! </li></ul>
  49. 55. National Brotherhood Week <ul><li>Oh, the Protestants hate the Catholics </li></ul><ul><li>And the Catholics hate the Protestants, </li></ul><ul><li>And the Hindus hate the Moslems, </li></ul><ul><li>And everybody hates the Jews. </li></ul>
  50. 56. National Brotherhood Week <ul><li>But during National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>National Brotherhood Week, </li></ul><ul><li>It's National Everyone-Smile-At-One-Another-Hood Week. </li></ul><ul><li>Be nice to people who </li></ul><ul><li>Are inferior to you. </li></ul><ul><li>It's only for a week, so have no fear; </li></ul><ul><li>Be grateful that it doesn't last all year! </li></ul>
  51. 57. The End
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