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Haki Madhubuti
(1942-____) born on
Feb 23
US poet, writer, editor. He was an important force in the Black Arts Movement, 1960s; author of 11 books of poetry, essays, and criticism; director of the "Third World Press."
         
   
F
Learning to take hold of one's life is very difficult in a culture that values property over life.

R
u feel that way sometimes
wondering:
wondering, how did we survive?
A
They who humble themselves before knowledge of any kind generally end up the wiser and as voices with something meaningful to say.
N
To maintain the ability to admit and grow from our mistakes rather than let them defeat us represents best the inner strength of a people.
K
Studies that bring clarity and direction to the black male situation as an integral part of the black family/community are unpopular, not easy to get published and very dangerous.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
R: "Mixed Sketches."
A: In "Black Poetry Writing," 1975.
N: "The Redevelopment of the Black Mind."
K: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
   


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