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Justice Aint Blind

14 Dec

I am a HUGE James Baldwin fan. His quote from 1972 has been ringing in my ears lately.

“If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected — those, precisely, who need the law’s protection most! — and listens to their testimony.”
No Name in The Street

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Posted by on December 14, 2010 in Civil Rights, Race, Reflection

 

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