"Being a black American is part of the American identity. And nothing says that better than music."
"In another instance, a farmer removed the headstones from a cemetery, plowed over the land and planted cotton in place of the markers..."
"We have to make the area and our culture, and our history relevant to young people. It has to tie into current day amenities in some form or fashion."
"It's like having a pet tiger you have to walk. Sometimes he's going to turn on you, but you've got to walk him."