Thursday, February 23, 2012

Black History Month


The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.

I swear to the Lord
I still can't see
Why Democracy means
Everybody but me.
--Langston Hughes


W. E. B. Du Bois

February 23, 1868 - August 27, 1963

In 1903 W. E. B. Du Bois published

A collection of 14 essays

The kindle edition of this book is available at this time FREE from I downloaded a copy just a few minutes before I wrote this.


To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.
--William Faulkner

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