William Wells Brown Quote
“Crime is a sociopolitical artifact, not a natural phenomenon. We can have as much or as little crime as we please, depending on what we choose to count as criminal.”
―William Wells Brown
The Limits of the Criminal Sanction conclusion (1968)
“Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (1990 edition), Paulist Press - ISBN: 9780809131600
Antigone, line 123
The philosophy of Andy Warhol: from A to B and back again (Pan Books, 1975), p. 51
William Wells Brown
Died: 1884 (aged 70)
Occupation: Activist, abolitionist, writer, historian.
Bio: William Wells Brown was a prominent African-American abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian. Born into slavery in the Southern United States, Brown escaped to the North in 1834, where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a prolific writer.