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The Souls of Black Folk - W.E.B. Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk
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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... show more
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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486280417 (0486280411)
ASIN: 486280411
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 The Souls of Black Folk
This book looks at everything, things I've never thought about when it comes to around the time of the end of slavery of blacks in the US. It talks about all the issues. Just because it was illegal, didn't mean everything fell into a good place for anyone involved. It talks about black/white prob...
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it
5.0
Larsen describes him as "peppery," and I like that. He's civil, but he's quietly laying haymakers. It's an important book. To a depressing extent, when we talk about racial injustice these days, we're still repeating DuBois.It is nonfiction - essays on the challenges Blacks face in the wake of the C...
wallerdc
wallerdc rated it
This is a must-read, especially if you live in America.
globulon
globulon rated it
I read an excerpt from this in a class and have wanted to come back to it since then. The book is somewhat different than I expected it to be. I thought it would be more of a philosophico-poetic treatise on the nature of being black in America. It actually is a series of linked essays. These ran...
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