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Colson Whitehead

“Colored, Negro, Afro-American, African American. ... Every couple of years someone came up with something that got us an inch closer to the truth. Bit by bit we crept along. As if that thing we believed to be approaching actually existed.”


Colson Whitehead, Apex Hides the Hurt
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Apex Hides the Hurt Apex Hides the Hurt by Colson Whitehead
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