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and the four Freedoms, down here you realize that there are a very small percentage of people who try to practice democracy. Negroes need not be told what Facism is like, because in the south they know nothing else. All of this I am trying to get into my [[strikethrough]] wh [[/strikethrough]] work. It is [[strikethrough]] a[[/strikethrough]] quite a job, as it cannot be done in a realistic manner. I have to use symbols and symbols are very difficult to create, that is good strong ones. It takes me much longer to do a drawing than it took me to do a painting. And my drawings are very simple.
   So this is what I am doing a series of drawing on "How a Negro
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