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Jazz in itself is not struggli...

Jazz in itself is not struggling. That is, the music itself is not struggling... It's the attitude that's in trouble. My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history.

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Confront the dark parts of you...

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. Use the pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength.

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All you need in the world is l...

All you need in the world is love and laughter. That's all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other.

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I feel sort of embarrassed I d...

I feel sort of embarrassed I don't go to plays, but I can't keep the characters straight. I feel I should be somewhere else.

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Take jazz or blues; you can't ...

Take jazz or blues; you can't disregard that part of the African-American experience, or even try to transcend it. They are affirmations and celebrations of the value and worth of the African-American spirit. And young people would do well to understand them as the roots of today's rap, rather than some antique to be tossed away.

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Near the turn of the century, ...

Near the turn of the century, the destitute of Europe sprang on the city with tenacious claws and an honest and solid dream. The city devoured them. They swelled its belly until it burst into a thousand furnaces and sewing machines, a thousand butcher shops and bakers' ovens, a thousand churches and hospitals and funeral parlors and money lenders. The city grew. It nourished itself and offered each man a partnership limited only by his talent, his guile and his willingness and capacity for hard work. For the immigrants

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Jazz in itself is not struggli...

Jazz in itself is not struggling. That is, the music itself is not struggling... It's the attitude that's in trouble. My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history.

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To my observation, the black m...

To my observation, the black middle class has failed to return the expertise and sophistication and resources that they've gained in American society over the past 50 years back to the community,

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When blacks made purchases in ...

When blacks made purchases in any store, they weren't given paper bags; instead, they had to carry out their purchases without a bag. If my mother had informed us of these things, it might have lessened her authoritarian presence in the world. Or, she might have come home one day to find me with hundreds of paper bags that I might have stolen somewhere.

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I ain't never found no place f...

I ain't never found no place for me to fit. Seem like all I do is start over. It ain't nothing to find no starting place in the world. You just start from where you find yourself.

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Between speeches and awards, y...

Between speeches and awards, you can find something to do every other week. It's hard to write. Your focus gets splintered. Once you put one thing in your calendar, that month is gone.

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Blacks have traditionally had ...

Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience.

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For me, the original play beco...

For me, the original play becomes an historical document: This is where I was when I wrote it, and I have to move on now to something else.

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