Quotation by June Jordan

'Mos anytime you see whitemen spose to fight each other an' you not white, well you know you got trouble, because they blah- blah loud about Democrat or Republican an' they huffin' an' puff about democracy someplace else but relentless, see, the deal come down evil on somebody don' have no shirt an' tie, somebody don' live in no whiteman house no whiteman country.
June Jordan (b. 1939), U.S. poet, civil rights activist. "White Tuesday," Moving Towards Home: Political Essays (1989).

On the 1984 U.S. presidential election.
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