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One Day When I Was Lost One Day When I Was Lost by James Baldwin
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“The Constitution gives you the right, as a white man, to have a rifle in your home. The Constitution gives you the right to protect yourself. Why is it ‘ominous’ when black people even talk of having rifles? Why don’t we have the right to self-defense? Is it because maybe you know we’re going to have to defend ourselves against you?”
James Baldwin, One Day When I Was Lost
“Malcolm—the world’s much more like me than it is like
you. People recognize me. They see me in their mirror. But they don’t hardly ever
see you. You’re not in the mirror with them.”
James Baldwin, One Day When I Was Lost