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Quotation by James Baldwin
At bottom, to be colored means that one has been caught in some utterly unbelievable cosmic joke, a joke so hideous and in such bad taste that it defeats all categories and definitions.
James Baldwin (1924–1987), U.S. author. repr. In The Price of the Ticket (1985). "Color," Esquire (New York, Dec. 1962).
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