Quote of the Day: Marita Golden on Legacy

The writer on how the best legacies inspire people to sustain their virtues.  

Marita Golden
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You can read this quote by Marita Golden in Gumbo: An Anthology of African-American Writing (2002), and also 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.