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ingenuity
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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the ability to solve problems in smart creative ways
  • The needs of a society determine its ethics, and in the Black American ghettos the hero is that man who is offered only the crumbs from his country's table but by ingenuity and courage is able to take for himself a Lucullan feast.
    p. 224.8
ingenuity = ability to solve problems in smart creative ways
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