Quote for Today: Cornel West

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February 7, 2017 by katmcdaniel

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The interplay of individuality and unity is not one of uniformity and unanimity imposed from above but rather of conflict among diverse groupings that reach a dynamic consensus subject to questioning and criticism. As with a soloist in a jazz quartet, quintet or band, individuality is promoted in order to sustain and increase the creative tension with the group–a tension that yields higher levels of performance to achieve the aim of the collective project.
Cornel West, Race Matters 

Image: Unity in Diversity © Fady Habib with CCLicense
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