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Tom Dent interview, Part 10
Rogers, Kim Lacy
Dent talks about his experience as a black writer and touches on some of the psychology and philosophy he has picked up over the years. He tells a story about a time he went to Africa and learned more about the culture there.
This interview begins with Dent talking about his experience as a black writer. He talks about how he's always had dreams of being in transit and tries to interpret it. He says he also interprets himself as a messenger. He talks about some writing he had in his head about rivers. He talks about some psychology that he has picked up on over the years. Dent tells a story about his trip to Africa and a guy named Gabriel who he went on a long trip looking for. He says he learned a lot about other civilizations on that trip. The interview ends with some small talk between Dent and Rogers.
New Orleans (La.)
Amistad Research Center
Rogers.Thomas C Dent 7.20.1988 Tape2
Box 4, Item 19, Side 1, Kim Lacy Rogers collection, Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
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