Quote of the Day: Kara Walker on Her Work Ethic

The artist on what motivates her.    

Kara Walker
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You can read this quote by Kara Walker, from a 1996 interview, in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read how the quote is referenced 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.