Up Close, W.E.B. Du Bois

Up Close, W.E.B. Du Bois

A Twentieth-century Life

Book - 2008
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Penguin Putnam
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, perhaps best known for his seminal work The Souls of Black Folk and as the founding editor of the NAACP?s groundbreaking magazine The Crisis, was ever a soul in motion for justice. Whether he was protesting Jim Crow laws and lynch mobs in the Deep South, advocating for the end of European Colonialism, or campaigning for world peace, Du Bois was always speaking out for others.

This fascinating Up Close biography by award-winning author Tonya Bolden tells the story of how one man?tirelessly and never quietly? fought for equality until his death at age ninety-five.



Baker & Taylor
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, perhaps best known for his seminal work The Souls of Black Folk and as the founding editor of the NAACP's groundbreaking magazine The Crisis, was ever a soul in motion for justice. Whether he was protesting Jim Crow laws and lynch mobs in the Deep South, advocating for the end of European Colonialism, or campaigning for world peace, Du Bois was always speaking out for others. This fascinating Up Close biography by award-winning author Tonya Bolden tells the story of how one man, tirelessly and never quietly, fought for equality until his death at age ninety-five.

Baker
& Taylor

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the African American scholar and leader who devoted himself to gaining equality for his people.
Enhanced with photographs, a biography offers an in-depth look at the life, struggles, and sacrifice of this respected activist through a review of his work, The Souls of Black Folk, his job as editor of the NAACP's magazine The Crisis, and his participation in protests against the Jim Crow laws and lynching.

Publisher: New York : Viking, c2008
ISBN: 9780670063024
0670063029
Branch Call Number: j Biography D8522b
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. ; 19 cm

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