I wanted to be a Teacher with a big T: teach the whole planet. It led me into writing and speaking to large groups.
One U.S. hit single and a hit T Shirt in 1985 does not a celebrity make.
Governmental intervention and personal responsibility are not mutually exclusive issues, but they do frame a 'do it ourselves' vs. 'what are you doing for us' debate. For the black community, that's a debate that's been raging at least as far back as the W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington philosophical grudge matches.
Today we ought to be able to see first that Booker T. Washington faced a situation in which he was seeking desperately for a way out, and he could see no way out except capitulation.
Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis