Chester Himes Quotes
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If one lives in a country where racism is held valid and practiced in all ways of life eventually, no matter whether one is a racist or a victim, one comes to feel the absurdity of life....Racism generated from whites is first of all absurd. Racism creates absurdity among blacks as a defense mechanism.
"Yeah, the Colonel thought the Back-to-Africa movement was as sinful and un-American as bolshevism and should be stamped out at any cost," Coffin Ed added. "I suppose he thought it was the American thing to do to rob those colored people out of their money," Anderson said sarcastically. "Well, ain't it?" Coffin Ed said.