August Wilson on Blackness

By August Wilson

wilson-3001x125“The blues are important primarily because they contain the cultural expression and the cultural response to blacks in America and to the situation that they find themselves in. And contained in the blues is a philosophical system at work. And as part of the oral tradition, this is a way of passing along information.”

~August Wilson
From August Wilson on Blackness
Interview with Bill Moyers (1988)

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