Bill T. Jones
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You can find this quote in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Watch videos from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. 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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