Quote of the Day: W.E.B. Du Bois on Music

The intellectual and activist on black slaves' influence on American music. 

W.E.B. Du Bois (Wikimedia Commons)
W.E.B. Du Bois (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.