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Souls of Black Folk

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ISBN-10: 0486280411

ISBN-13: 9780486280417

Edition: 1994 (Reprint)

Authors: W. E. B. Du Bois

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In this founding work in the literature of black protest, Du Bois eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. He also charges that the strategy of accommodation to white supremacy would only serve to perpetuate black oppression.
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List price: $5.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/20/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Civil rights leader and author, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts on February 23, 1868. He earned a B.A. from both Harvard and Fisk universities, an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard, and studied at the University of Berlin. He taught briefly at Wilberforce University before he came professor of history and economics at Atlanta University in Ohio (1896-1910). There, he wrote The Souls of Black Folk (1903), in which he pointed out that it was up to whites and blacks jointly to solve the problems created by the denial of civil rights to blacks. In 1905, Du Bois became a major figure in the Niagara Movement, a crusading effort to end discrimination. The…    

The World of W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk
Introduction
The Souls of Black Folk
Appendix
Endnotes
Inspired by The Souls of Black Folk
Comments & Questions
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