Quote of the Day: Johnnie Carr on the Civil Rights Movement

The activist on the movement's momentum and influence in the 1960s.

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Johnnie Carr (the Washington Post/Getty Images)

Read Johnnie Carr's New York Times obituary here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding director of the Hutchins Center 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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