|304. The artist is the voice of the people.|
Alice Walker, 1944- Writer
|305. An artist deals with aspects of reality different from those which a
Richard Wright, 1908-1960 Novelist
|1.||306. We need atonement. I can blame others for my troubles as a black man
in America. But I must also report my own shortcomings to Allah.|
Louis Farrakhon, 1934- Nation of Islam leader
|1.||307. A lotta cats copy the Mona Lisa, but people still like to see the original.|
Louis Armstrong, 1901-1971 Jazz musician
|2.||308. The problem with most debates about authenticity, of course, is that
they ignore the bewildering variety of expressions that characterize contemporary black culture.|
Michael Eric Dyson, 1958- Scholar and Writer
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Publication information: Book title: African American Quotations. Contributors: Richard Newman - Author. Publisher: Oryx Press. Place of publication: Phoenix. Publication year: 1998. Page number: 48.
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