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Malcolm X
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Supposedly said at a speech in 1963. As quoted in "Redefining Black Power: Reflections on the State of Black America", City Lights Books, 2013, p. 115 - ISBN: 9780872865488
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Source/Notes:
Baccalaureate address at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 29 May 1966

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We sacrifice to dress, till household joys And comforts cease. Dress drains our cellar dry, And keeps our larder clean; puts out our fires, And introduces hunger, frost and woe, Where peace and hospitality might reign. Dress changes the manners.
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