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Quotation by Billie Holiday
Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Blood on the leaf and blood at the root
Black bodies swingin' in the southern breeze
Strange fruit hangin' in the poplar trees.
Billie Holiday [Eleanor Fagan] (1915–1959), U.S. blues singer. Strange Fruit (song) (1939).
Anti-lynching poem written by Lewis Allen, set to music by Danny Mendlson and pianist Sonny White.
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