I loved the wording of this quote. Not only does the meaning stick with you, but the writing compels you to go out and create something. Go write something, or paint something or work on something that gives you pride. Do something that only you can do because you are one of a kind.
— Richard Wright (via writersrelief)
…contact between disparate groups—black/white, African/European, slave/free, working-class/middle-class—would have yielded this exchange, whether participants intended or even recognized that it was happening. People heard other people’s music and they learned to move and experience sound differently, and in this new, shared dialect…this phenomenon—maybe we could call it “a creolization of bodily experience”—happens everywhere disparate populations come into close proximity with one another. I think it’s at the core of where urban culture arises.
ABC has given a pilot order…based on Eddie Huang’s memoir…set in the ’90s and revolves around a Chinese family that moves to suburban Orlando. (Huang’s real-life family is Taiwanese.) It centers on hip-hop-loving Eddie, raised by an immigrant father who is obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother who is often bewildered by white culture.
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