Gerald Early quotes

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It was common practice for me to take my children with me whenever I went shopping, out for a walk in a white neighborhood, or jus ...
I looked at my daughters, and my boyhood picture, and appreciated the gift of parenthood, at that moment, more than any other gift ...
I cannot be soft because it will make her soft, I thought, and soft black children cannot survive in this world. I do not know if ...
I could be, I discovered, by turns stern, loving, wise, silly, youthful, aged, racial, universal, indulgent, strict, with a remark ...
"Do you like being a parent--you know, being a father, having children and all?" Linnet once asked me. "Yes," I said, after a mome ...
The Miss America contest is ... the most perfectly rendered theater in our culture, for it so perfectly captures what we yearn for ...
Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age ...
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