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Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Struggle for Racial Uplift

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The beginning of the twentieth century was a critical time in African-American history. Segregation and discrimination were on the rise. Two seminal African American figures began to debate on ways to combat racial problems. Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois developed different strategies for racial uplift as they actively competed for the support of the black commun ...more
Paperback, 194 pages
Published January 15th 2003 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published 2003)
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Howard Franklin
Feb 03, 2016 Howard Franklin rated it it was amazing
In honor of Black History Month, and as a highly worthwhile follow-up to the aforestated classic work, I would like to further recommend reading Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Struggle for Racial Uplift by Jacqueline M. Moore.

When the Civil War ended in April, 1865, approximately four million former slaves found themselves free, and suddenly responsible for their well being without benefit of education or for the most part the skills necessary to earn a living, let alone take thei
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Corey Colyer
May 14, 2016 Corey Colyer rated it really liked it
This book is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting a clear overview of early 20th century civil rights thought. I picked this book up to better understand the respective positions of Booker T Washington and WEB Dubois. Author Jacqueline Moore presents these positions in context. Sociologists reading Aldon Morris's new biography of Dubois may want to consult this thin volume to check some of his more caustic claims.
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