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""Since the late 1960s, when I risked baldness for an Afro, I'd been trying to understand how and where I fit into the African American culture. I wanted to party with the criminals and go home to a nice, safe apartment in a good neighborhood. I wanted to be able to talk just as comfortably with both a wino on the corner and a CEO, to sniff drugs until early in the morning and pump out a brilliant story the next...""
—Sep 07, 2013 06:45AM
“We must stop pointing to the exceptions—these bright shining stars who transcend circumstance. We must look to how we can best support the least among us, not spend all our time blindly revering and trying to mimic the greatest without demanding systemic change.”