Ah can't stand black niggers. Ahdon't blame de white folks from hatin"em 'cause Ah can't stand'em mahself.
Is this woman crazy? She knows she's black right?
The train beat on itself and danced on the shiny steel rails mile after mile. Every now and then the engineer would play on his whistle for the people in the towns he passed by. And the train shuffled on to Jacksonville, and to a whole lot of things she . wanted to see and to know.
The room inside looked like the mouth of an alligator—gaped wide open to swallow something down.