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Quotation by Ishmael Reed
The Afrocentric exploration of the black past only scratches the surface. A full examination of the ancestry of those who are referred to in the newspapers as blacks and African Americans must include Europe and Native America.
Ishmael Reed (b. 1938), U.S. novelist, poet, essayist. Airing Dirty Laundry, "Distant Cousins," Addison-Wesley (1993).
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