Darkwater Voices from Within the Veil

Darkwater Voices from Within the Veil

by W. E. B. Du Bois

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The distinguished American civil rights leader, W. E. B. Du Bois first published these fiery essays, sketches, and poems individually nearly 80 years ago in the Atlantic, the Journal of Race Development, and other periodicals. Reflecting the author's ideas as a politician, historian, and artist, this volume has long moved and inspired readers with its militant cry for social, political, and economic reforms for black Americans. Essential reading for students of African-American history

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ISBN-13: 9788834105573
Publisher: JH
Publication date: 03/29/2019
Sold by: StreetLib SRL
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 738 KB

About the Author

W.E.B. DuBois (1868-1963) was an African-American sociologist, civil rights activist, and author. He was one of the founding members of the NAACP, and he is well-known for believing on full civil rights and disagreeing with Booker T. Washington’s argument that blacks remain subservient. His most famous book, The Souls of Black Folk, defines the term "double-consciousness" and remains a cornerstone of African-American literature.

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Darkwater-Voices from Within the Veil 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
schraubd on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The Souls of Black Folk is far more famous, but I think this is a superior piece of work. It represents Du Bois at his most complex -- he's not starry-eyed over the promise of liberalism anymore, but nor has he given up hope entirely on America. The resulting ambiguity gives us some fantastic chapters of work that are must-reads for anyone interested in race in America.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fascinating autobiography, well-worth reading.
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