Quote of the Day: Sun Ra on Time

The musician and poet on time’s ever-changing reality.

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You can read this quote from Sun Ra’s poem “The Shadow of Tomorrow” (1958) in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read how the quote is referenced here.

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