African Americans in Omaha

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    The confirmation of Clarence Thomas, one of the most conservative voices to be added to the [Supreme] Court in recent memory, carries a sobering message for the African- American community.... As he begins to make his mark upon the lives of African Americans, we must acknowledge that his successful nomination is due in no small measure to the support he received from black Americans.
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    The treatment of African and African American culture in our education was no different from their treatment in Tarzan movies.
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    Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is
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    having tucked their capital, their capitals away.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

    The first dead man on Omaha Beach must be a sailor!
    Paddy Chayefsky (1923–1981)