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Notable Quotable: Claudia Rankine on the Power of Language

"I love language because when it succeeds, for me, it doesn't just tell me something. It enacts something. It creates something. And it goes both ways. Sometimes it's violent. Sometimes it hurts you. And sometimes it saves you." -- Claudia Rankine

Did you know Claudia Rankine is one of our NEA Big Read authors? Learn more about Citizen: An American Lyric here

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