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Marcus Garvey (Getty Images)
Marcus Garvey (Getty Images)

"Radicalism is a label that is always applied to the people who are endeavoring to get freedom."

Marcus Garvey

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter.

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