Arna Bontemps Quotes

  • How dare anyone, parent, schoolteacher, or merely literary critic, tell me not to act colored.

    Arna Wendell Bontemps (1973). “The Old South: "A summer tragedy" and other stories of the thirties”, Dodd Mead

Arna Bontemps

  • Born: October 13, 1902
  • Died: June 4, 1973
  • Occupation: Poet
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