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Jacob Lawrence Quotes: This is my genre...the happiness, tragedies, and the sorrows of mankind as realized in the teeming black ghetto.
         

This is my genre...the happiness, tragedies, and the sorrows of mankind as realized in the teeming black ghetto.


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