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    These young women have had four years of very special space.... This has been special space. This has been safe space. But when they graduate, they will begin to deal on a daily basis, all day long, month after month, year after year, with the realities that still haunt our nation.
    Johnnetta Betsch Cole (b. 1936)

    The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around.
    —Johnnetta Betsch Cole (b. 1936)

    These young women have had four years of very special space.... This has been special space. This has been safe space. But when they graduate, they will begin to deal on a daily basis, all day long, month after month, year after year, with the realities that still haunt our nation.
    Johnnetta Betsch Cole (b. 1936)

    The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around.
    —Johnnetta Betsch Cole (b. 1936)

    Fifty million Frenchmen can’t be wrong.
    —Anonymous. Popular saying.

    Dating from World War I—when it was used by U.S. soldiers—or before, the saying was associated with nightclub hostess Texas Quinan in the 1920s. It was the title of a song recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1927, and of a Cole Porter musical in 1929.