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W. E. B. Du Bois
(1868-1963) born on
Feb 23
US writer, social reformer. He was prominent in the early movement for racial equality and helped create the NAACP, 1909.
         
   
F
The future woman must have a life work and economic independence. She must have the right of motherhood at her own discretion.

R
An American, a Negro. . . two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
A
Would America have been America without her Negro people?
N
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.
K
We black men seem the sole oasis of simple faith and reverence in a dusty desert of dollars and smartness.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
R: "The Souls of Black Folk," ch. 1, 1903.
A: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
N: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
K: "The Souls of Black Folk," ch. 1, 1903.
   


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