W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and The American Century by David Levering Lewis

This biography delves into the life of W.E.B. Du Bois, a prominent African-American civil rights activist and scholar. It explores his tireless fight for racial equality in the United States during the 20th century. The book chronicles his role as a founder and leader of the NAACP, his influence in the Harlem Renaissance, his controversial advocacy for black separatism, and his later years as an expatriate in Ghana. It paints a comprehensive picture of Du Bois as a key figure in the struggle for civil rights and the shaping of the American century.

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Since this book was first published in 2000, there is a penalty of 41.6%. The age adjusted score is 0.58.

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