Remember when I said "unless you were there?" Well I was wrong. You could only hear what Gene was saying if you were there and in Gene's pocket. Apparently the audio was not turned on until HBO started their broadcast. (This from a Joe.My.God reader who was there.
A dramatic opening. That's what they wanted. Trumpet fanfare.
I was moved because African-Americans have achieved so much since the time that I grew up in Florida. Jim Crow was alive and well.
It's just include or don't. Token stuff is nothing but frustrating.
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