James Baldwin Quote

At the rate things are going here, all of Africa will be free before we can get a lousy cup of coffee.


"A Negro Assays on the Negro Mood," The New York Times, 12 March 1961, published in book form as "East River, Downtown: Postscript to a Letter from Harlem" in Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son (1961)

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At the rate things are going here, all of Africa will be free before we can get a lousy cup of coffee.

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At the rate things are going here, all of Africa will be free before we can get a lousy cup of coffee.

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At the rate things are going here, all of Africa will be free before we can get a lousy cup of coffee.

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At the rate things are going here, all of Africa will be free before we can get a lousy cup of coffee.