Quote of the Day: Charles Alston on Art

The artist on how the black experience is an American experience.

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Charles Alston

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You can read this quote from Charles Alston, which was said during a 1968 New York Times interview, in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read more about Alston 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.

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