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W.E.B. Du Bois : a twentieth-century life

Author: Tonya Bolden
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
Series: Up close.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bolden, Tonya.
W.E.B. Du Bois.
New York : Viking, 2008
(DLC) 2007052380
(OCoLC)186348640
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tonya Bolden
ISBN: 9781440688218 1440688214 9781440688256 1440688257 9781440688249 1440688249
OCLC Number: 680285126
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Up close.
Other Titles: Up close, W.E.B. Du Bois
Responsibility: by Tonya Bolden.

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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.

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