Quote of the Day: Buck O’Neil on Love

The Negro League baseball player and manager on how people need love.

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Buck O'Neil

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You can read this quote by Buck O’Neil, from his book I Was Right on Time (1996), in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read an interview with O’Neil 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.