Quote of the Day: Angela Bassett on Movie Images

The actress on the lasting impact of images created on film.

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Angela Bassett

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You can read this quote by Angela Bassett from an interview with the Guardian (2009) in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read the quote in its full context 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.