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 Ortiz, Paul. "‘Eat Your Bread without Butter, but Pay Your Poll Tax!’ Roots of the African American Voter Registration Movement in Florida, 1919–1920."
By Paul Ortiz.
Time Longer Than Rope.  Payne, Charles M. (ed.); Green, Adam (ed.). New York University Press, 2003: 196–229.

In the South, the negro in politics is not tolerated — in other sections he must obediently follow. There are lynchings so nearly everywhere that the rule is established. . . . If the negro be wise he will respect the limits set for him as does the elephant and the tiger and the others who accept rules and make no pretense to reason.

    — “The Color Line that Belts the Earth,” The Florida Times-Union (1904)

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