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  1. It’s Brer Fox.

    Brer Rabbit’s ears shivered. “That’s all right, Brer Fox. It’ll hurt something awful, but go ahead and skin me. Scratch out my eyeballs! Tear out my ears by the roots! Cut off my legs! Do what’nsoever you want to do with me, Brer Fox, but please, please, please! Don’t throw me in that briar patch!”

    West African folktales/tales of a trickster god retold through enslaved person after enslaved person. Of course, white people monetized it for themselves.

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