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—  Djuna Barnes American Modernist writer, poet and artist 1892 - 1982
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„They call my people 'Spics' in New York. These are poor people struggling to make a living and should be treated like people and not animals.“

—  Roberto Clemente Puerto Rican baseball player 1934 - 1972
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„In New York City, a lot of people think 'the great outdoors' is the area between your front door and a taxi cab.“

—  Michael Bloomberg American businessman and politician, former mayor of New York City 1942
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