New Amsterdam Season 3 Episode 6: "Why Not Yesterday" Quotes
Max: You know what I said to that racist on the train? Nothing. Because I didn't even realize it until I got off the train. Look, I'm not going to ask you to fix everything. I just want you to know that I'm grateful that you're here. It's been hard, but it's been easier knowing that you are here.
Helen: I'm here to inform you that I'm stepping down as medical deputy director. I'm sorry, but it's poor timing.
I don't care what she told you because she is not your friend.Iggy
You're not going to fix this because, and I can't believe I have to say this but, systemic racism is not about you. You want answers? Then just hold still, be quiet, and really listen to the people you say you want to help. It's not revolutionary, it's not going to be a quick fix. And if you can't handle that than you're not an ally at all. You're just another semi-woke white liberal with a white savior complex.Helen
Max: You know, I'm always better when you're around, and it's starting to be obvious to me.
Helen: Stop, stop talking.
Floyd: How about the fact that Black doctors get paid 35% less than White doctors too.
Max: Not here?
Floyd: Yeah, here.
Max: Even you?
Floyd: Even me.
Do you not see the irony of asking someone who suffers from systemic racism to fix it?Helen
Max: Can I talk to you for a second? I made a pledge to stop the inherent systemic racism and I'm stepping down as medical director.
Helen: Who's going to -
I knew there were secret White doctor meetings.Casey
Max: For the first time since I got here, I have absolutely no idea what to do for the people of this hospital.
Isobel: You're not supposed to do things for people. You do things with people, that's what starts a movement.
Cassian: I'll help with everything I can.
Helen:No, you can't because everything I have has to go to her.
Floyd: I'm sorry about Superman, Lauren. Nothing about today feels like it makes sense.
Lauren: Maybe it does. He thought he was too small to make a difference.