Quote of the Day: Nella Larsen on Faith

The novelist on the appeal of believing in a higher power. 

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Nella Larsen

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You can read this quote from the novel Quicksand, and others from Nella Larsen, 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.