If someone had enslaved my ancestors for 245 years, for twelve generations, had divided my family, had sold off my children and grandchildren, had taken my wife, had stolen my freedom, had forced me to build cathedrals of law and then within those walls legislate laws against me, had lashed my back, had hung me from a tree, had forbid my education, had denied me my vote, had told me, day after day, year after year, century after century, that there was no room in the inn, I would not have shown the remarkable forbearance African-Americans have shown.[prettyfilelink size=”” src=”https://philipgulley.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/No_Room-In-the-Inn.pdf” type=”pdf”]No_Room In the Inn[/prettyfilelink]