Stanley Crouch — American Critic born on December 14, 1945,

Stanley Crouch is an African-American poet, music and cultural critic, syndicated columnist, novelist and biographer, perhaps best known for his jazz criticism and his 2004 novel Don't the Moon Look Lonesome?.. (wikipedia)

The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence.
Unfortunately, I'm not a person that's always capable of living up to the Boy Scout philosophy.
Popular culture tells you that schools and parents don't know what's going on, the police are dogs, politicians are all liars and scum, and any crime that's not committed by the Mafia is done by the CIA.
Under popular culture's obsession with a naive inclusion, everything is O.K.
The high point of civilization is that you can hate me and I can hate you but we develop an etiquette that allows us to deal with each other because if we acted solely upon our impulse we'd probably go to war.