Quote of the Day: Marcus Garvey on Achievement

The nationalist leader on aspiring to be great like the African empires. 

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Marcus Garvey (Daily News/Getty Images)

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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. 

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