I found, when I left, that there were others who felt the same way. We'd meet, they'd come and seek me out, we'd talk about the future. And I found that their depression and pessimism was every bit as acute as mine.
The writer is the visionary of his people... He anticipates, he warns.
I'm an Afro-realist. I take what comes, and I do my best to affect what is unacceptable in society.
I'm not sure I'm trying to communicate a message. I'm just trying to be part of the movement away from the unacceptable present.
I am a glutton for tranquility.
Books and all forms of writing have always been objects of terror to those who seek to suppress the truth.