One white man on the platform in south carolina asked us where we were going--we had got off the train to get some fresh air and to dust the grit and dust out of our clothes. When we said africa he looked offended and tickled too. Niggers going to africa, he said to his wife. Now i have seen everything.
They will endure. They are better than we are. Stronger than we are. Their vices are vices aped from white men or that white men and bondage have taught them: improvidence and intemperance and evasion-not laziness: evasion: of what white men had set them to, not for their aggrandizement or even comfort but his own.
Every time a crime was committed by a muslim, that person's faith was mentioned, regardless of its relevance. When a crime is committed by a christian, do they mention his religion? ... When a crime is committed by a black man, it's mentioned in the first breath: 'an african american man was arrested today...' but what about german americans? Anglo americans? A white man robs a convenience store and do we hear he's of scottish descent? In no other instance is the ancestry mentioned.