Nat King Cole
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You can read this quote, from Nat King Coleā€™s statement about the cancellation of his TV show in 1957, inĀ Bartlettā€™s Familiar Black Quotations.Ā Read how the quote is referencedĀ 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 ofĀ The Root.Ā Follow him onĀ TwitterĀ andĀ Facebook.