Quote of the Day: Terry McMillan on a Man’s Mind

The writer on how a man’s best attribute is what he knows.

Terry McMillan
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You can read this quote by the character Zora in Terry McMillan’s novel Disappearing Acts and 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.