It would be intolerable to belong to a society which denied the freedom of expression.
The Black artist still must confront the choice between being a messenger about the community and being a pure maker of artistic product.
There is no best country to write in. There is only the old world and the new.
We now know that workers are being attacked not because they want higher wages, not because they are Communists, but simply because they want to organize.
Marching with the American Legion during the New Deal.
Communists are intolerant and ruthless, often unscrupulous, but they are also zealous, brave, and willing to put up with hardship and abuse.
Many small towns are “backward” in a likable way, but I have never seen one so Norman-Rockwellish.
A farsighted policy might do more to stem the Communist tide than sending a few more plane-loads of napalm.
The atomic bomb represents a revolution in science. It calls for a comparable revolution in our thinking.