black boy quotes - 10 of
Through heavy menace and mystery
Of half-waking tropic dawn, Behold a little black boy, A naked black boy,
My race groaned. It was our people falling. It was another lynching, yet another Black man hanging on a tree. One more woman ambus
Swing low swing low sweet sweet chariot.
Nothing but a plain black boy.
He was born in Alabama.
He was bred in Illinois. He was nothing but a Plain black boy.
Ah, Christ, I love you rings to the wild sky
And I must think a little of the past: ...
My mother bore me in the southern wild,
And I am black, but O! my soul is white;
When I from black and he from white cloud free,
And round the tent of Godlike lambs we joy, ...
Boy, you'll have a fair trial. Race, creed or color, justice will be done in my courtroom.
No one is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart: for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
"And we are put on earth a little space,
That we may learn to bear the beams of love,
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