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(...Talking about resistance in high school)

RV- There was a level of awareness then that I have not seen since.  Right
down to the music, the culture. We had a radio station named WAFR, we had
Malcolm X University right here in Durham, and there was a lot of a, uh,
very heavy emphasis on ethnocentrism by the black folks.  And we were
BLACK.  I don't like all the new tags they give.  Black was the first one
we chose for ouselves, and it was good because it used to be a derogatory
term, and we took it and made it respectable and that was good. 



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