Quotation by Sarah Patton Boyle

... two great areas of deafness existed in the South: White Southerners had no ears to hear that which threatened their Dream. And colored Southerners had none to hear that which could reduce their anger.
Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 16 (1962).

Boyle, a white Virginian, was remembering what the American South was like at the commencement of the 1950s civil rights movement.
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