Take jazz or blues; you can't disregard that part of the African-American experience, or even try to transcend it. They are affirmations and celebrations of the value and worth of the African-American spirit. And young people would do well to understand them as the roots of today's rap, rather than some antique to be tossed away.August Wilson
"August Wilson" was an American playwright whose work included a series of ten plays, The Pittsburgh Cycle, for which he received two Pulitzer Prize for Drama/Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. Each is set in a different decade, depicting the comic and tragic aspects of the African-American experience in the 20th century.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous playwrights! More August Wilson on Wikipedia.