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Blacks don't read- True or false?

" If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads"                                                                                    - Ralph Waldo emerson I came across a saying that if you want to hide something from a black man , simply put it in a book. Now I was very furious about that statement. I wanted to know who originally said it and probably give the person a piece of my mind! However, guys, seriously there is some hard core truth in that saying. The truth they say is bitter. So the question is "do blacks really read as a lifestyle?" Many people would only read because there is an examination or because someone made them do it. There is a great need to cultivate the habit of just reading for knowledge purpose as well as for leisure. Not because it has to be done for the purpose of school or an examination. Reading should be fun and exciting! Read to seek knowledge, to open your mind, broaden your views and