Or does it apply then to only white men?

from Jasiri X – #10FriskCommandments Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

After all, the U.S. Constitution at one point called Black people “three fifths” of a person. To play the Devil’s Advocate, that line in the Constitution is debatable.

But Black people were not recognized as US citizens until July 9, 1868, when the 14th Amendment was adopted.

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