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"I BELIEVE IN GOD WHO MADE OF ONE BLOOD ALL RACES THAT DWELL ON EARTH.
I BELIEVE THAT ALL MEN, BLACK AND BRONW, AND WHITE, ARE BROTHERS,
VARYING, THROUGH TIME AND OPPORTUNITY, IN FORM AND GIFT AND FEATURE,
BUT DIFFERING IN NO ESSENTIAL PARTICULAR, AND ALIKE IN SOUL AND IN THE
POSSIBILITY OF INFINITE DEVELOPMENT.

ESPECIALLY DO I BELIEVE IN THE NEGRO RACE; IN THE BEAUTY OF ITS
GENIUS, THE SWEETNESS OF ITS SOUL, AND ITS STRENGTH IN THAT MEEKNESS
WHICH SHALL INHERIT HTIS TURBULENT EARTH.

I BELIEVE IN THE PRINCE OF PEACE. I BELIEVE THAT WAR IS MURDER.
I BELIEVE THAT ARMIES AND NAVIES ARE AT BOTTOM THE TINSEL AND BRAGGADICIO
OF OPPRESSION AND WRONG; AND I BELIEVE THAT THE WICKED CONQUEST OF
WEAKER AND DARKER NATIONS BY NATIONS WHITE AND STRONGER BUT FORSHADOWS
THE DEATH OF THAT STRENGTH.

I BELIEVE IN LIBERTY FOR ALL MEN; THE SPACE TO STRETCH THEIR
ARMS AND THEIR SOULS; THE RIGHT TO BREATH AND THE RIGHT TO VOTE,

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