Anna Deavere Smith

Death

Anna Deavere Smith quote : People who are sick …

People who are sick, or who have been sick, or have come close to death have a lot to say…

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Home

Anna Deavere Smith quote : I made a real …

I made a real specific decision when I came out of school and most artists were writing about home –…

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Home

Anna Deavere Smith quote : I think it’s really …

I think it’s really important to give yourself a very big question that you’re working on that you can come…

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Fear

Anna Deavere Smith quote : Somehow we can’t live …

Somehow we can’t live outside the politics of race. There’s something very deep in all of us, that is taught…

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Friendship

Anna Deavere Smith quote : Friendship is a wildly …

Friendship is a wildly underrated medication. Anna Deavere Smith

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FreedomFuture

Anna Deavere Smith quote : The American idea is …

The American idea is as promising, imaginative, and full of the unexpected as the land itself. The land represents freedom…

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Freedom

Anna Deavere Smith quote : I feel like my …

I feel like my work has been my path to freedom from having grown up in a segregated environment. Anna…

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Experience

Anna Deavere Smith quote : Learning is a tunnel …

Learning is a tunnel experience that makes us think more broadly. Anna Deavere Smith

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Cars

Anna Deavere Smith quote : Racism has been for …

Racism has been for everyone like a horrible, tragic car crash, and we’ve all been heavily sedated from it. If…

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Inspirational

Anna Deavere Smith quote : President Obama called for …

President Obama called for a ‘we’ nation in his Inauguration Address. Art convenes. It is not just inspirational. It is…

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