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“Elizabeth Alexander, a poet and the Mellon Foundation’s president, told me that for a long time communities of color have had to ‘carry around knowledge and stories in our bodies,’ because resources were not devoted to preserving the spaces that held those stories.”

From “Rescue Work: The fight to preserve African-American history”
by Casey Cep in The New Yorker, February 3, 2020

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