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GUEST,cnd Origin: The Eyes of Texas (Are upon You) (25) RE: Origin: The Eyes of Texas (Are upon You) 15 Jun 20

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... From Lee and said his own quote based on it. His quote didn't have racist intentions, not to mention the fact that a quote from a racist person isn't racist just by it's association.

Finally, the blackface part, which is the most serious in my opinion. While that is true, a song didn't have to be racist to be performed in blackface. While performing songs blackface is (I think) widely agreed to be racist, any song could be sung in a similar fashion, and often non-racist or topical songs were simply sung in that style.

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