"It was accepted tacitly that when he spoke of "our" people it was a black speaking for blacks, subtly different from when he used "we" or "us" and this meant an empathy between him and her.... It had come to her that this was the basis that ought to have existed between a man and a woman in general, where it was a question not of a difference of ancestry but of sex."
"Art is on the side of the oppressed. Think before you shudder at the simplistic dictum and its heretical definition of the freedomof art. For if art is freedom of the spirit, how can it exist within the oppressors?"