Quote of the Day: Jesse Jackson on Race and Politics

The minister and civil rights activist on the intersection of race and politics.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson (Saul Loeb/Getty Images)

Read more of The Root's coverage of the Rev. Jesse Jackson 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. 

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