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115 PART 4: Self Hatred Blue Colored Glasses (for Pecola) from The Black Book of Linguistic Liberation C. Liegh McInnis [i] am an ostrich, burying my head, hoping that my narcotic religion will save me. Jesus was a blonde-headed nigger who sells me faith in a Revlon can. Yet, even he was sold out by Uncle Tom leaders for being too Black for men with pockets lined with silver. Still, [i] can marry myself white or at least other; that’s what the demography form tells me. [i] believe in American realism and Different Strokes. A bundle of hair will save my soul, as [i] trade in my scriptures for a straighten comb and put on a pair of blue colored glasses. ...

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ISBN
9780797496989
Related ISBN
9780797486164
MARC Record
OCLC
1056749179
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-14
Language
English
Open Access
No
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