we sit anywhere we want to now thanks to Miss Parks—just cause it’s a friendly feeling.
Note: 1955 bus protest by Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks
“One thing you got to know, things is best when they in season. You don’t cook pumpkins in the summer, you don’t cook peaches in the fall. You can’t find it selling on the side a the road, it ain’t in. Let’s just do us a nice pecan pie instead.”
Note: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver: https://kindle.amazon.com/work/animal-vegetable-miracle-year-food/B000P9DK0I
Elizabeth lights a cigarette, sighs.
Note: 1960s pregnant and smoking
Number forty-seven I have to read twice, for its irony. The Board shall maintain a separate building on separate grounds for the instruction of all blind persons of the colored race.
Note: Not even the blind were colour-blind in Mississippi.