RBG Quote of the Week: Ralph Ellison - Shame

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This weeks RBG Quote of the Week is:

"I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed." - Ralph Ellison


Brief Biography

Ralph Waldo Ellison (March 1, 1914 – April 16, 1994) was an American novelist, literary critic, scholar and writer. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953.[2] He also wrote Shadow and Act (1964), a collection of political, social and critical essays, and Going to the Territory (1986).