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1. n. one’s friend; a buddy, not necessarily male. (Also a term of address.) Look, man, take it easy!
2. exclam. Wow! (Usually Man!) Man, what a bundle!
3. and the man n. a drug seller or pusher. (Drugs.) The man won’t give you credit, you numskull!
4. and the man n. a police officer; the police; the establishment. You better check with the man before you get seen with me.
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Manning's co-author, Underwood, said it's unfair to harp on decades-old events to suggest Manning is racially insensitive.
I told Underwood I wasn't arguing that Manning is racist.
Archie Manning, for example, recalls integration in Drew this way:
But integration in Manning's hometown did not come as peacefully as Manning recalls.
By early 1965, after years of struggle, just 155 blacks were registered to vote in Sunflower, Manning's home county:--1.1 percent of eligible black adults.
As I paged back and forth between Manning and Silver Rights, I was struck by sadness.
Archie Manning was a small-town kid who graduated first in his class by sheer hard work, endured his father's suicide, suffered through injuries and defeats to become a football legend, then passed his work ethic on to his children.
Before they died, the parents saw seven of their children graduate from Archie Manning's alma mater, the University of Mississippi.
Archie Manning writes that "even the most avowed integrationist would agree that you can't always get from A to Z right now.