Jackie Robinson Quote

Response to a call for patience:

On hearing you say this, I felt like standing up and saying, "Oh no! Not again." I respectfully remind you, sir, that we have been the most patient of all people. When you said we must have self-respect, I wondered how we could have self-respect and remain patient, considering the treatment accorded us through the years.


Letter to Dwight D. Eisenhower (May 13, 1958)

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On hearing you say this, I felt like standing up and saying, Oh no! Not again. I respectfully remind you, sir, that we have been the most patient of...

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On hearing you say this, I felt like standing up and saying, Oh no! Not again. I respectfully remind you, sir, that we have been the most patient of...

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On hearing you say this, I felt like standing up and saying, Oh no! Not again. I respectfully remind you, sir, that we have been the most patient of...

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On hearing you say this, I felt like standing up and saying, Oh no! Not again. I respectfully remind you, sir, that we have been the most patient of...