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Comprehensive information about Ishmael Reed including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Ishmael Scott Reed (born 22 February 1938) is an American poet, essayist, and novelist. A prominent African-American literary figure, Reed is known for his satirical works challenging American political culture, and highlighting political and cultural oppression.. American poet essayist playwright and novelist This educational Ishmael Reed resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left American cultural institutions seem so bent on preserving the values of 'Western civilization,' the mythical 'Whitetown,' that we learn about ... Quote Right
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Quote Left Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs. Quote Right
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Quote Left American cultural institutions seem so bent on preserving the values of "Western civilization," the mythical "Whitetown," that we learn about ... Quote Right
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Quote Left At this time in American history, we are like ghosts talking gibberish through different dimensions, and stupid men do not make good make good... Quote Right
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Quote Left Free enterprise is not a bad idea and has produced art. Quote Right
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