From Khalil Gibran Muhammad: A Message to Our Young Futurists

As you stand on the doorstep of your future, do not forget the lessons of the history that brought you here.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad
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Khalil Gibran Muhammad is director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library, and author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America. He is also a 2013 The Root 100 honoree.