his last stand…

d’ya ‘member time we went ta’ Memphis an’ all hell broke loose ‘tween them coloreds an’ da’ white boys o’er at that diner on da’ South side ah’ town…

 no…do not…

all dat’ screamin’ an’ cursin’ ta’ one anotha’ like dey was a bunch ‘ah’ wild injuns on a war path…out ‘ta kill Custer dey was…

sure that was Memphis pop…

wait…wait…wait just a minute…naw…dat was over in Carolina…da’ Blue Ridge Mountains all covered in leaves…autumn’s blanket…

uh…really dad…

yep…dem’ niggers kept mouthin’ off ta’ da’ white boys an’ dem white boys…bunch ah’ no good trailer trash cross burnin’ mothas’ dem selves was not gonna let-up…

don’t recall this dad…

well…it’s true boy…it’s true…saw wit’ my own two eyes…

Carolina…

uh…mmmm….maybe it was Detroit city when I was up ta’ no good…way from you an’ mom for a while…lookin’ for some kinda’ work ta’ put food on da’ table for all ah yall…

sure pop…O.K. ….

boy dem’ niggers put up a fight too…nothin’ worse than an emancipated negra…think dey gots ta’ world comin’ to ’em…

gotta go pop…

where’s ya’ taken-off ta’…

don’t know…don’t know…

ya’…comin’ back…

sure…sure…goodnight….

keep da’ door unlocked…

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