Quote of the Day: Jenée Desmond-Harris on Race as a Political Creation

The writer on why race-specific health statistics still support the fact that there is no scientific basis for race.

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You can read this quote by The Root’s senior staff writer, Jenée Desmond-Harris, in a column explaining why race is an invented political system, 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.