King of the Bingo Game
"Anybody can win the jackpot as long as they get the lucky number, right?"
"That's the rule, but after all…" (61-62)
And because he understood, he smiled again to let the man know that he held nothing against him for being white and impatient. (65)
All the Negroes down there were just ashamed because he was black like them. He smiled inwardly, knowing how it was. Most of the time he was ashamed of what Negroes did himself. (65)