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The Study of the Negro Problems: 1897

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois that discusses certain considerations on the study of the social problems affecting American Negroes. It first cites the lack of scientific inquiry ... More


The Talented Tenth: 1903

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois on the Talented Tenth. It argues that the Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, ... More


An Africana Philosophical Reading of Du Bois’s Political Thought

Lewis R. Gordon

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Lewis R. Gordon’s essay focuses on Du Bois’s shift from New England liberalism to international radicalism and his global influence in Africana thought, despite his focus on African American ... More


The Present Outlook for the Dark Races of Mankind: 1900

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents W. E. B. Du Bois's opening address during the third annual meeting of the American Negro Academy. He considers the problem of the color line not simply as a national and ... More


“The Right to Laugh”

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses George Schuyler's sense of humor. Schuyler understood that man's fear of laughing at the wrong thing required him to accept conventional ideas about race. His general avoidance ... More


Turning a negative into a positive

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how American domestic affairs could influence the nation's Cold War policies and image overseas. It emphasises the subtle skills that Washington used to develop cinematic ... More


The Afro-American: ca. 1894

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois that discusses the rise of Afro-American, the attitude of the American State toward its citizens of African descent, and the so-called “Negro ... More


The Development of a People: 1904

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois which argues that if we are to judge intelligently or clearly of the development of a people, we must allow ourselves neither to be dazzled by ... More


The Freedmen’s Bureau: 1901

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The Freedmen's Bureau is a government of men that arose in the South. Lasting legally, from 1865 to 1872, but in a sense from 1861 to 1876, it sought to settle the Negro problems in the United States ... More


Parenthesis

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

in X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This closing passage of thought proposes that a new theoretical discourse, one yet to come, must be generated to address in a manner that might become commensurate with the difficulty named in the ... More


Race Mixing, Investigation, and the Enforcement of Jim Crow

in New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226266091
eISBN:
9780226266114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266114.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Marshall's Hotel was a famous gathering place for members of New York's black cultural elite such as W. E. B. DuBois. Yet the Committee of Fourteen kept Marshall's Hotel under surveillance because it ... More


. The Klan

Benjamin E. Wise

in William Alexander Percy: The Curious Life of a Mississippi Planter and Sexual Freethinker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835357
eISBN:
9781469601908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869956_wise.13
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In Greenville, Percy began to engage more directly with what he and others called the “Negro Problem.” Though he had not written much about the South's particular arrangement concerning race, labor, ... More


James David Corrothers and Henry Demarest Lloyd: Black Poet and White Patron in 1890s Chicago

Richard Yarborough

in Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance: New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043055
eISBN:
9780252051913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043055.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Tracing the relationship between the African American poet James David Corrothers and the influential political theorist Henry Demarest Lloyd, this chapter provides an example of interracial ... More


The ‘White’ Problem: American Sociology and Epistemic Injustice

Charles W. Mills

in Applied Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198833659
eISBN:
9780191872082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833659.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, Charles Mills looks at the historic framing of race as “the Negro problem” and its implications for the development of American sociology in particular. As black radical theorists of ... More


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