Insightful, in-depth, and ahead of their time, the graphic displays of W. E. B. Du Bois
and his students showcase the forward movement of African-Americans in spite of longstanding and continuing oppression.
W. E. B. Du Bois
, "Whites in Africa After Negro Autonomy" 1962
"W. E. B. Du Bois
: An American Intellectual and Activist" by Shawn Leigh Alexander (who is Associate Professor and Graduate Director of African and African American Studies and Director of the Langston Hughes Center at the University of Kansas, where he specializes in African American social and intellectual history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries), is an impressively informative biography presented in a clear and concise manner, exploring Du Bois' racial strategy, civil rights activity, journalistic career, and his role as an international spokesman, as well as his work as an historian, a sociologist, an artist, a propagandist, and a peace activist.
Accessible to students yet detailed for scholars, this collection of excerpts from primary sources tells the story of the debate between W. E. B. Du Bois
and Booker T.
Nkrumah drew the interest of a lot of African Americans, like Marcus Garvey and W. E. B. Du Bois
, who sought a similar freedom for blacks in America.
What if we rethink The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
as a work of political philosophy in the tradition of Thomas Hobbes or John Rawls?
Art in Crisis: W. E. B. Du Bois
and the Struggle for African American Identity and Memory
Horne, an authority on W. E. B. Du Bois
, offers a biography of the American scholar, historian, and activist who founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
The Souls of W. E. B. Du Bois
: New Essays and Reflections.
The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois
: A Soliloquy on Viewing My Life from the Last Decade of Its First Century.
The Educational Thought of W. E. B. Du Bois
: An Intellectual History.
W. E. B. Du Bois
, as revealed by his writing in The Crisis, held the paradoxical notion of African-Americans participating in a war for "freedom" and "democracy" in Europe, when they felt themselves bereft of these at home in the United States.