I am a man

“This hand is not the color of yours. But if I pierce it, I shall feel pain. If you pierce your hand, you also feel pain. The blood that will flow from mine will be the same color as yours. I am a man.”

Standing Bear to a Nebraska court, May 1879. More here. HT Three Quarks

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zoot
zoot
7 years ago

Standing Bear (not Sitting Bull)
and thank you for linking to such a great article.