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  •  I lived in Manhattan for 3 years, not S&Fed once (0+ / 0-)

    but then I'm white and over 40. I worked as a foot messenger and the cops with the card tables in the subway only looked in my bag once.

    “If you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he’ll empty his pockets for you.” Lyndon Baines Johnson

    by spacecadet1 on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 01:26:29 PM PDT

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