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The Incident by Countee Cullen: A Reflection

Incident By Countee Cullen 1903–1946 Once riding in old Baltimore, Heart-filled, head-filled with glee, I saw a Baltimorean Keep looking straight at me. Now I was eight and very small, And he was no whit bigger, And so I smiled, but he poked out His tongue, and called me, 'Nigger.' I saw the whole of… Continue reading The Incident by Countee Cullen: A Reflection