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The major poets of New Jersey have all suffered, whether it’s Whitman, who lost his job for ‘Leaves of Grass,’ or William Carlos Williams, who was called a communist, or Ginsberg, whose ‘Howl‘ was prosecuted, or myself. If you practise poetry the way I think it needs to be done, you’re going to put yourself in jeopardy.
Mao Zedong was a revolutionary. He made a revolution.
I had a little portable typewriter. I call it my Harlem Literary Fellowship.
You have to get an individual who’s willing to actually struggle with the system to change it. As long as you have people who – to make substantive changes, to make infrastructure changes.
I had just been in some repressive situations – the black middle-class college scene and the crazy United States Air Force – and so I just felt like getting out of that. I thought, now, that I wanted to be a writer. I had something that I wanted to do, that I was interested in doing, so I wanted to pursue that.
We should understand the impact that Malcolm had on the whole of American society.
This is said to us, even as this counterfeit president has legalized the Confederate Flag in Mississippi.