Ishmael Reed (founder of The East Village Other c. 1962) causing a ruckus at Tribes on 3rd below C.
"The mainstream press pumped up Warhol and the Velvet Underground as a way to wash out the East Village."
"Multiculturalism was disappeared by the popularizers."
"A play is an ancient way to talk back to society."
"Palin's book is the first book written by someone who can't read."
" A Nigger Breaker was a specialist the plantation brought in to take down a slave who couldn't be tamed, the purpose of the prisons we now have is to do this."