[Ads-l] stay black and die

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue May 24 01:50:54 EDT 2016


"Jonah's Vine Gourd" (Lippincott, 1934), by Zora Neale Hurston, who grew up in Eatonville, Florida.  You can "Look Inside" a 1990 paperback version on Amazon.com.

In an argument at a church meeting, in response to someone telling her to speak only when spoken to: "Ah aint got tuh do but two things - stay black and die," Sister Berry snapped. 		 	   		  
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