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Race woman : the lives of Shirley Graham Du Bois

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A woman of many talents, Graham Du Bois was a controversial figure who at various times championed the civil rights movement in America, the liberation struggles in Africa and the socialist development of Maoist China. Politically and culturally active long before she married W.E.B. Du Bois, Graham Du Bois wore many hats and lived many lives. Horne tells her remarkable story, exploring her work as a Harlem  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Shirley Graham Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; Shirley Graham Du Bois; Shirley Graham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 0814736157 9780814736159 0814736483 9780814736487
OCLC Number: 43784399
Description: viii, 363 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Perspectives 16 --
1 Family 38 --
2 On Her Journey Now 52 --
3 The Middle of Her Journey 71 --
4 Crossroads 89 --
5 Shirley Graham Du Bois 115 --
6 Home 134 --
7 On the Road Again 152 --
8 Mother, Africa 173 --
9 Detour 197 --
10 Black, to the Left 217 --
11 The End of Her Journey 243.
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.
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One of the most intriguing activists and artists of the 20th century, this book looks at the life and work of Shirley Graham Du Bois. She was a controversial figure who championed the Civil Rights  Read more...

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