“The teachers, they say it’s inside us, that’s where all the trouble is and the mean words, they come from people with bad hearts; but it’s outside, too, because they’re all the time around, the people shouting at us, and they fired my daddy from his job yesterday.” This analysis of the origins of prejudice came from a six-year-old Negro girl who walked daily through mobs in 1960 to the first integrated school in New Orleans. She was talking with Robert Col...
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