Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes up, is something I don't pretend to understand.
The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box. As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it -- whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash.
How maddening it was to have been born in a cotton field with aspirations of grandeur.
The gifts of our colors may be different, but God has so placed us as to journey in the same path.
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