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With all respect, I’m sure that we have enough preachers in the world. Through my way of writing, I was capable of being able to say…

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There’s this little box that African-American actors have to work in, in the first place, and I was able to rise above that box. I could…

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“The show doesn’t drive home a lesson, but it can open up people’s minds enough for them to see how stupid every kind of prejudice can…

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“I grew up in the ’50s, a tough time for African Americans. I had friends whose fathers would openly say, ‘Just bite your tongue, don’t cause…

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“To create something from nothing is one of the greatest feelings, and I would – I don’t know, I wish it upon everybody. It’s heaven.” –Prince…

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“Without the rebellious heart, without people who understand that there’s no sacrifice we can make that is too great to retrieve that which we’ve lost, we…

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“If anything, I’ve seen myself as the full spectrum of colors, and to be faced with not being able to do something just because I’m of…

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“Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted.”…

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