To Be Young, Gifted and Black
"It isn’t a circle—it is simply a long line—as in geometry, you know, one that reaches into infinity..."
"Do I remain a revolutionary? Intellectually—without a doubt. But am I prepared to give my body to the struggle or even my comforts? This is what I puzzle about."
"I am ashamed of being alone. Or is it my loneliness that I am ashamed of? I have closed the shutters so that no one can see. Me. Alone."
"I would very much like to live in a world where some of the monumental problems could at least be solved..."