Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

First published in 1920, "Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil" is a collection of fiery essays, sketches, and poems the distinguished American civil rights leader, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois first published individually more than 100 years ago in the Atlantic, the Journal of Race Development, and other periodicals.



Part essay, part autobiography, "Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil" explicitly addresses significant issues, such as the oppression of women and Eurocentric standards of beauty, the historical rise of the idea of whiteness, and the abridgement of democracy along race, class, and gender lines. Reflecting the author’s ideas as a politician, historian, and artist, this volume has long moved and inspired readers with its militant cry for social, political, and economic reforms for black Americans.



"Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil" is an essential reading for students of African-American history.

Book Details

Publication Date
September 21, 2020
Publisher
ISBN
9788835898078
File size
1.17 MB