Quote of the Day: Paul Robeson on Community

The singer and activist on the warmth and security he received from his family and the black community.

Paul Robeson (Alfred Eisenstaedt/Getty Images)
Paul Robeson (Alfred Eisenstaedt/Getty Images)

Read more about Paul Robeson’s family and early life 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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