Quote of the Day: Albert Murray on Blacks’ Perception of America

The writer on how black Americans have the broadest vantage point from which to view America.

Albert Murray
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You can read this quote by Albert Murray, from his book The Omni-Americans (1970), 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.