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

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


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



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