Quote of the Day: Lucille Clifton on Her Identity

The poet on whether she felt limited as a black woman.


Read The Root’s appreciation of Lucille Clifton here.

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.