"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…"
Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop Well documented and very comprehensive, Taylor and Austen are at ease discussing the artistry and social traditions of the Zulu Krewe at the Mardi Gras carnival from the zaniness of Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston to the rich hip-hop clowns Flavor Flav and Lil Wayne.