Quote of the Day: David Dinkins on Politics

The former New York mayor on how politics often pits black legislators against other black leaders.

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David Dinkins (David Ake/Getty Images)

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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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