Dreams of My Father:'I ceased to advertise my mother's race at the
age of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing so I
was ingratiating myself to whites.'
From Dreams of My Father : 'I found a solace in nursing
a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my
Dreams of My Father:'There was something about him that made me
wary, a little too sure of himself, maybe. And white.'
From Dreams of My Father: 'It remained necessary to prove
which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black
masses, to strike out and name names.'
From Dreams of My Father:'I never emulate white men
and brown men whose fates didn't speak to my own. It was into
my father's image, the black man, son of Africa , that I'd
packed all the attributes I sought in myself , the attributes
of Martin and Malcolm, DuBois and Mandela.'
FINALLY the Most Damning one of ALL of them!!!
Audacity of Hope:'I will
stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an
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