Quote of the Day: Whitney Young Jr.

The pioneering National Urban League executive director's thoughts on what the Negro can tell us about this nation.

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter.