W. E. B. Du Bois

The Souls of Black Folk


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The Souls of Black Folk is a well-known work of African-American literature by activist W.E.B. Du Bois. The book, published in 1903, contain…

The Quest of the Silver Fleece


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The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a story of romance, race, economics and politics set around the 1900s. Here, a traditionally educated boy …

The Negro Problem


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This is a collection of essays, edited by Booker T. Washington, representative of what historians have characterized as "racial uplift …

The Black Experience in America, 18th-20th Century, Vol. 1


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This is not the copyrighted work by Norman Coombs currently on Project Gutenberg but a collection of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, drama, an…

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 07 - 12. December 1896


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The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, the December Number. It includes the following articles: The Geography of the So…

The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America, Vol…


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The question of the suppression of the slave-trade is so intimately connected with the questions as to its rise, the system of American slav…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 043


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Nineteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the role of "people of color&…

The Upward Path: A Reader For Colored Children


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From the preface of the book: "To the present time, there has been no collection of stories and poems by Negro writers, which colored c…

John Brown


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This is a moving and deeply felt biography of abolitionist John Brown, which defends its subject against the popular notion of him as a delu…

Short Poetry Collection 189


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2019.