BLACK VOICES
04/22/2014 01:21 pm ET Updated Apr 22, 2014

When The People Cheer: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America

ASSOCIATED PRESS

There are three famous quotes that haunt me and guide me though my days. The first is from John Bradford, the 16th-century English reformer. In prison for inciting a mob, Bradford saw a parade of prisoners on their way to being executed and said, “There but for the grace of God go I.”

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