“Of Our Spiritual Strivings”

W. E. B. Du Bois. From The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches, 1903.

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In this famous passage, African American intellectual and civil rights advocate W.E.B. DuBois describes the “double-consciousness” that results from being both black and American at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Of Our Spiritual Strivings
Short Title Of Our Spiritual Strivings, DuBois, 1903
Book Title The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches
Place of Publication Chicago
Publisher A.C. McClurg
Creator W. E. B. Du Bois
Publication Date 1903
Edition 2nd
Pages pp. 3-4
Call Number H 5837 .244
Location General Collections 2nd floor