The Souls of Black Folk
Publish date: August 1st 2005
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, African American
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...
This was at times deeply moving and at other times a little on the dry side, so I had a hard time paying attention. Still, there's no doubt this is an important set of essays and social studies of the turn of the century (1900s) and the lives of black people living at that time. Only 40 years had pa...
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...
This is a must-read, especially if you live in America.
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...
Share this Book