Henry Louis Gates Jr.

American professor
(Redirected from Henry Louis Gates)
Henry Louis Gates Jr.jpg

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, editor, and public intellectual . He is a Harvard University professor and Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research.

QuotesEdit

  • There haven’t been fundamental structural changes in America. There’s been a very important symbolic change and that is the election of Barack Obama. But the only black people who truly live in a post-racial world in America all live in a very nice house on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
    • Interview with The Root, July 21, 2009.

External linksEdit

Wikipedia has an article about: