Note: American Unions helped to build American prosperity. Alan Lomax recalls some black jokes about segregation that were, like the blues, "a way of laughing to keep from crying." He talks about African-Americans at the forefront of the quest for freedom, in North and South America, such as Crispus Attucks, and Toussaint L'Overture. White America's denial of oppression and ignorance of the black contribution to history. Southern Prison farms were like concentration camps.
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