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W.E.B. Du Bois: A Reader

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Features the writings of the late writer, educator, historian, and premier architect of the Civil Rights movement in the United States.
Paperback, 801 pages
Published February 15th 1995 by Holt McDougal (first published February 28th 1970)
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Erika Schoeps
Jan 21, 2016 rated it it was ok
Powerful but dated. A lot of the arguments made were powerful and influential at the time, but no longer seem relevant now. I did get some very interesting and helpful historical tidbits from this book though.
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About the hardest book I've ever read!
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Wonderfully written, historically sound and very educational!
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In 1868, W.E.B. Du Bois (William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, pronounced 'doo-boyz') was born in Massachusetts. He attended Fisk College in Nashville, then earned his BA in 1890 and his MS in 1891 from Harvard. Du Bois studied at the University of Berlin, then earned his doctorate in history from Harvard in 1894. He taught economics and history at Atlanta University from 1897-1910. The Souls of Black ...more
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“The world still wants to ask that a woman primarily be pretty and if she is not, the mob pouts and asks querulously, 'What else are women for?” 69 likes
“Here is the chance for young women and young men of devotion to lift again the banner of humanity and to walk toward a civilization which will be free and intelligent; which will be healthy and unafraid, and build in the world a culture led by black folk and joined by peoples of all colors and all races - without poverty, ignorance and disease!” 9 likes
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