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Ta-Nehisi Coates Sends Us to Richard Pryor on Courage, the Nazis, and Other Things

Ta-Nehisi Coates writes:

Toward a Manifested Courage, Cont.: This made me think of the great Richard Pryor riff on courage and the Nazis. "Vat is dis?" There's a lot before that, but most of shows what I love about Pryor. He found his art in his own averageness, in his vulnerability, in his human cowardice. Of course stripping yourself naked is, in itself, a kind of courage: