Since de colored peoples got de law, dey get in all kind of devilment.
But if'n de colored folks begged for some, dey let 'em have some.
We all went to de colored school what dey had down whar de railroad crossin' is now, an' dat was whar I l'arned to read an' write.
Some folks say they ought to done more for de colored folks when dey left, but dey say dey was broke.
But when de colored people would get converted in dem days, dey never been allowed to praise de Lord wid dey mouth.
I learnt to read in Aiken, when school fust broke out to de colored people.
They sent poor Henry Nettles to de penitentiary for it, but most white folks and all de colored didn't believe he done it.
Nearly all de white folks leavin' de country dese days and de colored folks gits de fine country houses to live in.
When one of de colored people on de plantation would die, dey white folks would be right dere to de funeral.
De white folks furnish all kinds of good things to eat, and de colored peoples furnish de music for de dance.