Quote of the Day: Henry Clay Bruce on Reparations

The former slave and writer on how America's slaves were given nothing when they were set free.

Read the quote in its full context 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.