Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
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Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
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