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Richard Wright
(1908-1960) born on
Sep 04
US novelist, short-story writer. He was among the first black American writers to protest white treatment of blacks, notably in his novel "Native Son," 1940.
The impulse to dream was slowly beaten out of me by experience. Now it surged up again and I hungered for books, new ways of looking and seeing.

Blues, spirituals, and folk tales recounted from mouth to mouth . . . all these formed the channels through which the racial wisdom flowed.
The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination.
I would hurl words into the darkness and wait for an echo. If an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight.
Men can starve from lack of self-realization as much as they can from lack of bread.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "12 Million Black Voices," 1941.
R: "Blueprint for Negro Literature," 1971.
A: "12 Million Black Voices," 1941.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "12 Million Black Voices," 1941.

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