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The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
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it was amazing
bookshelves: extraordinary-biographies, male-identified-authors, favorites-of-all-time

This feels like an Ur-text, for sociology, for identity studies, for African American history. It's like what Euclid is to every Geometry book written since. It's clear-sighted, and it's also very sad, to realize how much momentum has been lost, and how little has changed since Du Bois wrote this book.
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June 2, 2015 – Started Reading
June 2, 2015 – Shelved
June 3, 2015 – Shelved as: extraordinary-biographies
June 3, 2015 – Finished Reading
January 1, 2016 – Shelved as: male-identified-authors
April 18, 2016 – Shelved as: favorites-of-all-time

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Lise Petrauskas I want to bump this one up the to-read list...


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