Quote of the Day: Ralph Ellison

The iconic novelist on what it means to be a true artist.

Ralph Ellison (Library of Congress)
Ralph Ellison (Library of Congress)

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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 and Facebook.