|1722. We need more radicalism among us before we can speak as becomes a
suffering, oppressed, and persecuted people.|
Charles Lenox Remond, 1810-1873 Abolitionist
|1723. In Paris they call [ragtime] American music.|
James Weldon Johnson, 1871-1938 Writer and Activist
|1724. Out of this ragtime came the fragmentary outlines of the menace to old Europe, the domination of America, the emergence of Africa, the end of
confidence and any feeling of security, the nervous excitement, the beginning
of modern times.|
J.B. Priestly, 1894- English 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: 274.
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