"if integrity means Being honest-then what is dishonest art? If it means being moral, then what is immoral art? If having integrity means having principles-then what is unprincipled art? I have to agree with the person who wrote the post I quoted…"
"The desire to create and the care and endurance to do so. Art is communication (writing in fact is a form of art), what you have to say and how you say it defines your character and level of integrity in everything else you undertake, so why…"
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson. This was an amazing, magnificent book chronicling the history of great numbers of Blacks who began leaving the south to seek a better life in the big cities of the North during the time period between 1915 through 1970.