Quote of the Day: Virginia Foster Durr on Change in America

The white Alabama native and civil rights activist on that state's fight for justice and what it meant for the country.


Read Virginia Foster Durr’s thoughts on the civil rights movement 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.