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First Line: Pat your foot / and turn the corner. Nat turner, dying wood
Last Line: Burned to death / in south carolina
Alternate Author Name(s): Jones, Leroi
Subject(s): African Americans; Black Nationalism; Ledbetter, Huddie [leadbelly] (1888-1949); Negroes; American Blacks

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