I don't write -ist novels.
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Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence. None of those things can take place without the complicity of the people who run the schools and the city.
Everything I've ever done, in the writing world, has been to expand articulation, rather than to close it.
I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion.
Black people have always been used as a buffer in this country between powers to prevent class war.
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Social Security represents an $11 trillion unfunded obligation. And when I say unfunded obligation, I mean we have to come up with $11 trillion at some point to make the system whole.
John W. Snow
Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.