Queen Mother Moore
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You can read this quote by Queen Mother Moore, from her contributions to Brian Lanker’s book I Dream a World (1989), in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read more about Queen Mother Moore 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.