Quotation by James Baldwin

He may be a very nice man. But I haven't got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he's got a uniform and a gun and I have to relate to him that way. That's the only way to relate to him because one of us may have to die.
James Baldwin (1924–1987), U.S. author, and Nikki Giovanni (b. 1943). A Dialogue (1973).

Said of the police in a conversation in London, November 4, 1971.
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