“The way I look is the world.
The way I write, and I think the way we write is, is the most interesting way to think,” he said.
“The fact that we can say, ‘Oh, this is the thing I write about,’ is not an achievement, it’s a recognition that we have this kind of capacity to be able to do that.”
“If we were to take this idea that there’s a ‘white’ world, then we’re kind of saying, ‘Well, you can’t write about black people,'” he added.
“I would like to see that change.
It’s a very, very good thing.
If we’re saying, we’re going to be like, ‘You know what, we don’t want to talk about blackness,’ then we can’t even write about it.
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