Art = Legacy?
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"When governments have crumbled and empires have faded away, what remains to tell the story is the art."
"The Responsibility of the Artist - Part 1."
When governments have crumbled and empires have faded away, what remains to tell the story is the art. To the students in the year 2525 who study our music to know who we are, what will they say to learn that we routinely referred to our women as b's and h's and we thought calling ourselves the n-word was cool? Will it sustain them in the same way that we find power in the words of Langston Hughes? Or will it be so full of self-hate that no motivation can be found?http://blog.myspace.com/farfromthetreemovie.
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