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And I cried… for all of the women who stretched their bodies for civilizations, only to find ruins.


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No. Don't never go looking for love girl. Just wait. It'll come. Like the rain fallin' from the heaven, it'll come. Just don't never give up on love.

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I shall become, I shall become a collector of me. And put meat on my soul.



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The black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the 'Negro's' reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images.



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... in order to be a true revolutionary, you must understand love. Love, sacrifice, and death.



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...I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and to spread truth to people.



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