restricted access Ambiguity over the Confederate Flag
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4 A m b i gu ity over th e C o n fed e r at e Flag In the old south life was full of work we would sit on the veranda from sunup to sundown look out over the horizon at nothing but fields of cotton the young children who happily played behind tried to pick their own weight while their mothers by age 13 filled 500 lb sacks sang rapturous spirituals and lived the blues those were good ol’ days for plantation owners not having to use the whip sharecropping and extending debt was more civilized was almost more profitable than slavery ...


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  • Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 -- Poetry.
  • United States -- Race relations -- Poetry.
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