Another Autobiographical Poem - Beaumont, 1953

Although I have lived in California most of my life, I was born in Beaumont, Texas, and I lived in the Deep South until I was 12.  It was still the Jim Crow era in the South in those days, and many white people bore their prejudice like a badge of honor.   I was fortunate…

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