Colson Whitehead

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Colson Whitehead said : "I think if I was angry or sad every day I couldn't create art. So the subject of slavery and the subject of the abuse in the reform school had to be held at a distance on a day to day basis," External link

usaToday Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I did feel very exhausted and depressed," External link

usaToday Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "They're all pretty hard. This book is hard because you're broke. This book is hard because you're depressed. This next book is hard because you're broke and depressed," External link

usaToday Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead écrit : «Je suis coincé ici mais je tâcherai d’en tirer le meilleur, se dit Elwood, et je ferai ça vite» External link

quotidien-lu Friday, August 21, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” “I hope that right now there’s a young kid who looks like me, who sees the Library of Congress recognize Black artists and feels encouraged to pursue their own vision and find their own sacred spaces of inspiration” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 20, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I was on the downward slope of the book when the quarantine started," External link

readingeagle Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, July 13, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

680news Monday, July 13, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

usaToday Monday, July 13, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

suntimes Monday, July 13, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

readingeagle Monday, July 13, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

eagletribune Monday, July 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

therepublic Monday, July 13, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

12newsnow Monday, July 13, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

13newsnow Monday, July 13, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

khou Monday, July 13, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

kiro7 Monday, July 13, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, July 13, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

12news Monday, July 13, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

msn-uk Monday, July 13, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

wcnc Monday, July 13, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

wtsp Monday, July 13, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

tribtown Monday, July 13, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

seattlepi Monday, July 13, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, July 13, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

clickondetroit Monday, July 13, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “I was on the downward slope of the book when the quarantine started,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “In ‘Underground Railroad,’ I felt I needed a fantastic device to move Cora (the main character) to her freedom. With ‘The Nickel Boys,’ there was no need for any kind of fantastic flourish. The situation speaks for itself,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "They treat us like subhumans in our own country. Always have. Maybe always will," External link

theage Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "They treat us like subhumans in our own country. Always have. Maybe always will," External link

smh Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "They treat us like subhumans in our own country. Always have. Maybe always will," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : “The steel ran south and north presumably,” External link

thenational Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes,” External link

mg Tuesday, October 22, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes," External link

JakartaPost Monday, October 21, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, October 21, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : “He’s grown up in a time when there have been some advancements in terms of racial equality,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says ( about In The ) : “It wasn’t my intention, but if you put them back to back you have that thread of investigating institutional racism in its various forms and permutations over the decades and centuries,” “I didn’t want to do two heavy books in a row, but I definitely felt quite compelled to do The Nickel Boys next” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : “It was the spring of 2017, and I was sort of adrift about where the country was going,” “I was wondering if we were making progress, or were the retrograde energies that have defined so much of American history too strong” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead diz : "Entrou indiretamente no romance. A história da escola parecia mais um caso de pessoas cometendo assassinatos e se safando. Às vezes é a polícia, às vezes é o superintendente de um reformatório. Havia muitos casos assim" "Mas não sou historiador nem jornalista. Escrevo ficção. É assim que lido com as coisas" External link

diariodecuiaba Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "The more I got into the story page by page and the more I started telling the story of my two protagonists, Elwood and Turner, the more I came to hate the place. You know, I sort of it occurred to me I would only go there, if ever, with a bulldozer or some dynamite to blow it up. It doesn't deserve to be here anymore," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Well, other people's expectations are exactly that: other people's expectations," "I try not to worry about them too much" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "It just seemed that no-one was ever held accountable," "People who perpetrate crimes get away with it and the innocent suffer" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "It [Dozier] seemed horrible in its details, it seemed horrible that I had never heard of the place. And if there's one place, there's dozens and dozens," "It spoke to a larger depravity in the culture" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "Boys would be told to lay down on a cot and they would get dozens of lashings with a leather belt," External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "Anybody who has suffered a deeply traumatic event in their personal life, or in their society, has to figure out a way to live," External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "had him scarred all over, not just his legs," "It had weeviled deep into his personality" External link

npr Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "The white boys didn't get it as bad as the black boys," External link

npr Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "That's what the school did to a boy," "It didn't stop when you got out. Bend you all kind of ways until you were unfit for straight life, good and twisted by the time you left" External link

npr Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : “He loved the Army, and even received a commendation for a letter he wrote to his captain about inequities in the treatment of colored solders,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "The more I got into the story page by page and the more I started telling the story of my two protagonists, Elwood and Turner, the more I came to hate the place. You know, I sort of it occurred to me I would only go there, if ever, with a bulldozer or some dynamite to blow it up. It doesn't deserve to be here anymore," External link

CBSnews Monday, July 15, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Well, other people's expectations are exactly that: other people's expectations," "I try not to worry about them too much" External link

CBSnews Monday, July 15, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Well, other people's expectations are exactly that: other people's expectations," "I try not to worry about them too much" External link

CBSnews Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “I am working in the African-American literary tradition,” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I can only imagine how painful it was for the students to find this insensitive assignment on their high stakes test. I salute their courage," "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed" External link

clickondetroit Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I can only imagine how painful it was for the students to find this insensitive assignment on their high stakes test. I salute their courage," "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed" External link

click2houston Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed," External link

wcvb Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed," External link

wcvb Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "As a kid, you think it's a literal train, until at some point, hopefully a teacher or an adult corrects you and tells you how it actually worked," External link

business-standard Friday, January 25, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT



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écrivain américain33.33%FR03/29/201729/03/2017
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Colson WhiteheadEN66.67%
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Colson Whitehead

Last updated on 2017-04-21T20:07+0300.

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Colson Whitehead said : "I think if I was angry or sad every day I couldn't create art. So the subject of slavery and the subject of the abuse in the reform school had to be held at a distance on a day to day basis," External link

usaToday Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I did feel very exhausted and depressed," External link

usaToday Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "They're all pretty hard. This book is hard because you're broke. This book is hard because you're depressed. This next book is hard because you're broke and depressed," External link

usaToday Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead écrit : «Je suis coincé ici mais je tâcherai d’en tirer le meilleur, se dit Elwood, et je ferai ça vite» External link

quotidien-lu Friday, August 21, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said ( about Bernadine Natalie Moni Elimbi ) : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” “I hope that right now there’s a young kid who looks like me, who sees the Library of Congress recognize Black artists and feels encouraged to pursue their own vision and find their own sacred spaces of inspiration” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 20, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I was on the downward slope of the book when the quarantine started," External link

readingeagle Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, July 13, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

680news Monday, July 13, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

usaToday Monday, July 13, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

suntimes Monday, July 13, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

readingeagle Monday, July 13, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

eagletribune Monday, July 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

therepublic Monday, July 13, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

12newsnow Monday, July 13, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

13newsnow Monday, July 13, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

khou Monday, July 13, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

kiro7 Monday, July 13, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, July 13, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

12news Monday, July 13, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

msn-uk Monday, July 13, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

wcnc Monday, July 13, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

wtsp Monday, July 13, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

tribtown Monday, July 13, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

seattlepi Monday, July 13, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, July 13, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “As a kid, I’d walk into great New York City libraries like the Schomburg and the Mid-Manhattan, on a field trip or for a school assignment, and feel this deep sense of awe, as if I’d stumbled into a sacred pocket in the city,” External link

clickondetroit Monday, July 13, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “I was on the downward slope of the book when the quarantine started,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “In ‘Underground Railroad,’ I felt I needed a fantastic device to move Cora (the main character) to her freedom. With ‘The Nickel Boys,’ there was no need for any kind of fantastic flourish. The situation speaks for itself,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "They treat us like subhumans in our own country. Always have. Maybe always will," External link

theage Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "They treat us like subhumans in our own country. Always have. Maybe always will," External link

smh Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "They treat us like subhumans in our own country. Always have. Maybe always will," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : “The steel ran south and north presumably,” External link

thenational Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes,” External link

mg Tuesday, October 22, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes," External link

JakartaPost Monday, October 21, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, October 21, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "America is very racist, has been racist since its founding and will be for all our lifetimes," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : “He’s grown up in a time when there have been some advancements in terms of racial equality,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says ( about In The ) : “It wasn’t my intention, but if you put them back to back you have that thread of investigating institutional racism in its various forms and permutations over the decades and centuries,” “I didn’t want to do two heavy books in a row, but I definitely felt quite compelled to do The Nickel Boys next” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : “It was the spring of 2017, and I was sort of adrift about where the country was going,” “I was wondering if we were making progress, or were the retrograde energies that have defined so much of American history too strong” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead diz : "Entrou indiretamente no romance. A história da escola parecia mais um caso de pessoas cometendo assassinatos e se safando. Às vezes é a polícia, às vezes é o superintendente de um reformatório. Havia muitos casos assim" "Mas não sou historiador nem jornalista. Escrevo ficção. É assim que lido com as coisas" External link

diariodecuiaba Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "The more I got into the story page by page and the more I started telling the story of my two protagonists, Elwood and Turner, the more I came to hate the place. You know, I sort of it occurred to me I would only go there, if ever, with a bulldozer or some dynamite to blow it up. It doesn't deserve to be here anymore," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Well, other people's expectations are exactly that: other people's expectations," "I try not to worry about them too much" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "It just seemed that no-one was ever held accountable," "People who perpetrate crimes get away with it and the innocent suffer" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "It [Dozier] seemed horrible in its details, it seemed horrible that I had never heard of the place. And if there's one place, there's dozens and dozens," "It spoke to a larger depravity in the culture" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "Boys would be told to lay down on a cot and they would get dozens of lashings with a leather belt," External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead says : "Anybody who has suffered a deeply traumatic event in their personal life, or in their society, has to figure out a way to live," External link

abc-au Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "had him scarred all over, not just his legs," "It had weeviled deep into his personality" External link

npr Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "The white boys didn't get it as bad as the black boys," External link

npr Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : "That's what the school did to a boy," "It didn't stop when you got out. Bend you all kind of ways until you were unfit for straight life, good and twisted by the time you left" External link

npr Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead writes : “He loved the Army, and even received a commendation for a letter he wrote to his captain about inequities in the treatment of colored solders,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "The more I got into the story page by page and the more I started telling the story of my two protagonists, Elwood and Turner, the more I came to hate the place. You know, I sort of it occurred to me I would only go there, if ever, with a bulldozer or some dynamite to blow it up. It doesn't deserve to be here anymore," External link

CBSnews Monday, July 15, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Well, other people's expectations are exactly that: other people's expectations," "I try not to worry about them too much" External link

CBSnews Monday, July 15, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Well, other people's expectations are exactly that: other people's expectations," "I try not to worry about them too much" External link

CBSnews Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : “I am working in the African-American literary tradition,” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I can only imagine how painful it was for the students to find this insensitive assignment on their high stakes test. I salute their courage," "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed" External link

clickondetroit Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "I can only imagine how painful it was for the students to find this insensitive assignment on their high stakes test. I salute their courage," "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed" External link

click2houston Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed," External link

wcvb Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "Whoever came up with the question has done a great disservice to these kids, and everyone who signed off on it should be ashamed," External link

wcvb Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Colson Whitehead said : "As a kid, you think it's a literal train, until at some point, hopefully a teacher or an adult corrects you and tells you how it actually worked," External link

business-standard Friday, January 25, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT



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novelist66.67%EN04/21/201721/04/2017
écrivain américain33.33%FR03/29/201729/03/2017
Names Lang Count
Colson WhiteheadEN66.67%
Colson WhiteheadFR33.33%
Colson WhiteheadPT0.00%


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