Sixty millions of whites are in no danger from the presence here of eight millions of blacks. The destinies of the two races, in this country, are indissolubly linked together, and the interests of both require that the common government of all shall not permit the seeds of race hate to be planted under the sanction of law.
Now, Benny was no eejit. He wasn’t expecting the Tunisian nationals to be Irish. What he did expect was darkish people with Irishy personalities.
That was not what he got.
The Tunisians weren’t interested in conforming to Benny’s preconceptions. They stubbornly insisted on being themselves.
If you’d combat bigotry, use honest language and call things out for what they really are.
White man trying to kill you slow every day, and sometimes trying to kill you fast. Why make it easy for him? That was one kind of work you could say no to.
Take the side of truth, you’ll be right every time.
Race is there. You’re tire of hearing about it? Imagine how fucking exhausting it is living it.
Urging an organization to be inclusive is not an attack. It’s progress.
Beneath the armor of skin/and/bone/and/mind
most of our colors are amazingly the same.
Race should be seen in one way, and one way only: on your marks, get set, go!
You Bet Your Life’s sponsor, Chrysler, was convinced only a Commie would dare promote racial equality.