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Last time I was down South, I walked into this restaurant. This White waitress came up to me and said, "We don't serve colored people here." I said, "That's all right, I don't eat colored people, no way! Bring me a whole fried chicken."
Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the US on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
Wouldn't it be a hell of a thing if all this was burnt cork and you people were being tolerant for nothing?
Baseball is very big with my people. It figures. It's the only way we can get to shake a bat at a white man without starting a riot.
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I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory.
October 12, 1932
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