James Baldwin, in his short story, “Sonny’s Blues” (1957):
[W]hile the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard. There isn’t any other tale to tell, it’s the only light we’ve got in all this darkness.
About Santi Tafarella
I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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