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Patience Is a Dirty and Nasty Word

John Lewis was 23 and the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) when he gave a censored version of this speech on August 28, 1963 at the March on Washington. The text below is Lewis's original version.
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