Charles Bartlett Johnson Quotes

Charles Bartlett Johnson (born 1933) is an American businessman. With an estimated current net worth of around $6.4 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 208th-richest person in the world (2015).

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Charles Bartlett Johnson


Black life is ambiguous, and a kaleidoscope of meanings, rich, multi-sided . . . we have frozen our vision in figures that caricature, at best the complexity of our lives and leave the real artistic chore of interpretation unfinished.

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My writing is a lens into the possibilities of the American experience.

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Writing is my refuge. It's where I go. It's where I find that integrity I have.

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I found my way to make my peace with the recent past by turning it into WORD.

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All art points to others with whom the writer argues about what is . . . He must have models with which to agree . . . or outright oppose . . . for Nature seems to remain silence.

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