The Souls of Black Folk

By W. E. B. Du Bois


This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human be…


Published date: January 1, 1903
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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Teaching W.E.B. DuBois's _The Souls of Black Folk_ tomorrow with @imaniperry. I reread the book ever year, and I am always struck by the continued relevance of what DuBois referred to as "two arguments unanswered and, indeed, unanswerable." 1/