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Any Break From Routine May Herald for Them Unbearable News – “I know why the caged bird sings” – Maya Angelou

February 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Conservative Politics, Culture, History

Her apprehension was evident in the hurried movements around the kitchen and in her lonely fearing eyes. The Black woman in the South who raises sons, grandsons and nephews had her heartstrings tied to a hanging noose. Any break from routine may herald for them unbearable news. For this reason, Southern Blacks until the present generation could be counted among America’s arch conservatives.

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