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9608: Re: 9584: Re: 9542: Re: 9540: Haitian Proverbs (fwd)

From: Lois E Wilcken <makandal-ny@juno.com>

I've been out of the loop for a while.  Has anyone mentioned "Neg rich se
milat, milat pov se neg"?  [Corbett interjects:  A rich man is a
mulatto, a poor man black.]

Hasn't it been attributed to Jean Jacques
Aca'au?  Whoever coined it, it's been interpreted as a comment on the
primacy of class.

Lois Wilcken
La Troupe Makandal - New York City's #1 Haitian Roots Ensemble
621 Rutland Road, Brooklyn NY 11203
718-953-6638 / makandal-ny@juno.com