Quotation by W.E.B. Du Bois

No people can more exactly interpret the inmost meaning of the present situation in Ireland than the American Negro. The scheme is simple. You knock a man down and then have him arrested for assault. You kill a man and then hang the corpse.
W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois (1868–1963), U.S. civil rights leader, author. "Bleeding Ireland," The Seventh Son (1971, first published 1921).
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