"I hope that [my answer] is a reasonably satisfactory one, but I shall be enormously surprised— and greatly disappointed—if I am not shown to be wrong on some matters." (In his book, White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812)
Dr. Winthrop Jordan (1931-2007)
“I have lived through interesting times and had the luck of knowing some interesting people.”
Mr. Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007)
“The ancients did not fall into the error of biological racism; black skin color was not a sign of inferiority"
Dr. Frank Snowden (1911-2007)H/T Kai and Rebecca G. at Cliopatria.