Quote of the Day: James Baldwin on Parenting

The writer and activist on the challenge black parents face: how to give their children coping skills to deal with racism.

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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.