Quote of the Day: Dorothy Pitman Hughes on the Power of Businesswomen

The entrepreneur and feminist on how Harlem would flourish if women had greater access to capital.

Dorothy Pitman Hughes (Dorothy Pitman Hughes Facebook page)

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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.