Miller Francis Jr., Great Speckled Bird, The, 1 September 1969
"Man, what done got into them ofays?" one asked.
"It ain't nothing. They just trying to get back, that's all"
"Get back?" said the girl, arching her eyebrows quizzically, "Get back from where?"
"From wherever they've been," said the cat, "where else?"
— Eldridge Cleaver, SOUL ON ICE
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