"But what of black women? . . . I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire.”
-W.E.B. Dubois - Black Guys Love Black Girls (@blackguysloveblackgirls)
That statement wasn’t meant to be a knock against his white neighbor. It’s an example of the extra steps black Americans need to take in order to reach the same levels of success as their white counterparts.