And there are very few African-American men who haven’t had the experience
of walking across the street and hearing the locks click on the doors of cars.
That happens to me — at least before I was a senator.
There are very few African-Americans who haven’t had the experience of getting
on an elevator and a woman clutching her purse nervously and holding her breath.
Of course that happened when I became president, come to think.
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