"I never, with my eyes, saw the mistreatment of any black person. Not once. Where we lived was all farmers. The blacks worked for the farmers. I hoed cotton with them," the Duck Dynasty star
told the magazine at the time. "They're singing and happy. I never heard one of them, one black person, say, I tell you what: These doggone white people -- not a word!... Pre-entitlement, pre-welfare, you say: Were they happy? They were godly; they were happy; no one was singing the blues."