W.E.B. DuBois, Black radical democrat

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Twayne, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 285 pages
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A compact biography of the great black intellectual, humanitarian, & civil rights leader.

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Marable's excellent study focuses on the social thought of a major black American thinker who exhibited a "basic coherence and unity'' throughout a multifaceted career stressing cultural pluralism ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

Manning Marable is Professor of History at Columbia University where he founded and directs the Institute for Research in African-American Studies. He has published widely, and is politically active in a variety of progressive causes. His previous books include Race, Reform and Rebellion, How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America, Black Liberation in Conservative America, Black Leadership, Speaking Truth to Power, The Great Wells of Democracy, Black American Politics and African and Caribbean Politics. He is currently completing a major new biography of Malcolm X. Marable was recently elected Chair of Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS), the incorporated non-profit arm of Students for a Democratic Society. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN), a non-profit coalition of prominent public figures dedicated to utilizing hip hop as an agent for social change.

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