Quote of the Day: Billie Holiday on Fighting

The blues singer on the perils that can come with winning. 

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Billie Holiday

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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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