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The further jazz moves away from the stark blue continuum and the collective realities of Afro-American and American life, the mor ...
Only one endowed with restless vitality is susceptible to pessimism. You become a pessimist--a demonic, elemental, bestial pessimi ...
It is a quite remarkable fact that the great religions of the most civilized peoples are more deeply fraught with sadness than the ...
Pessimism ... is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you c ...
Quadroon mermaids, Afro angels, black saints
balanced upon the switchblades of that air
and sang.
The fact is that we all seem capable of living, because at some time or other we have taken refuge in a lie, in blindness, in enth ...
The common goal of 22 million Afro-Americans is respect as human beings, the God-given right to be a human being. Our common goal ...
The Afro-American experience is the only real culture that America has. Basically, every American tries to walk, talk, dress and b ...
One has to have the courage of one's pessimism.
The majority of Black Americans are unaware of the complexity of the meaning of Israel to American Jews. But, ironically, Afro-Zio ...
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