Quote of the Day: Booker T. Washington on Economic Independence

The educator on black America's need for economic independence.  

Booker T. Washington (Wikimedia Commons)
Booker T. Washington (Wikimedia Commons)

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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.