Wallace Thurman Quote
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWallace Thurman
Born: August 16, 1902
Died: December 22, 1934 (aged 32)
Occupation: novelist, dramatist, columnist, essayist, editor, publisher, intellectual
Bio: Wallace Henry Thurman was an American novelist active during the Harlem Renaissance. He also wrote essays, worked as an editor, and was a publisher of short-lived newspapers and literary journals. He is best known for his novel The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life, which explores discrimination within the black community based on skin color, with lighter skin being more highly valued.
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“there is bound to be a certain amount of trouble running any country if you are president the trouble happens to you but if you are a tyrant you can arrange things so that most of the trouble happens to other people”