Politics & Society

HFT Newsletter #8

“This is a clip from a documentary that ran on an American network educational television in early 1969. “I want exactly what you want and you know what you want. I want to be left alone. I don’t want any other things that people accuse Negroes of wanting. I don’t hate you. I simply want to be able to raise my children in peace and arrive at my own maturity in my own way in peace. I don’t want to be defined by you. I think that you and I might learn a great deal from each other. If you can over come the curtain of my color. The curtain of my color is what you use to avoid facing the facts of our common history.”

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