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Black people comprehend the South. We understand its weight. It has rested on our backs... I knew that my heart would break if ever I put my foot down on that soil, moist, still, with old hurts. I had to face the fear/loathing at its source or it would consume me whole.

Maya Angelou

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Author Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Born: April 4, 1928
Died: May 28, 2014

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