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The understanding of art depends finally upon one’s willingness to extend one’s humanity and one’s knowledge of human life. — Ralph Ellison This article is… Read More »Music Emblematic of Our Times. Past, Present, & Future!
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The freedmen were not really free in 1865, nor are most of their descendants really free in 1965. Slavery was but one aspect of a race and color problem that is still far from solution here, or anywhere. In America, particularly, the grapes of wrath have not yet yielded their bitter vintage. — The Oxford History of the American People , ch.1
Atheism denies a supreme being exists, whereas agnosticism is playing it safe by neither denying nor fully acknowledging the existence of God.
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