W. E. B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black Folk

(1903)

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Glossary

  • “Atlanta Compromise” the informal name of a speech given by Booker T. Washington in 1895
  • Attucks, Salem, and Poor African Americans Crispus Attucks, Peter Salem, and Salem Poor, who fought in the Revolutionary War
  • Aycock North Carolina governor Charles Aycock, a white supremacist
  • Banneker Benjamin Banneker, an accomplished African American scientist, mathematician, and surveyor who helped lay out Washington, D.C.
  • Barbadoes James G. Barbadoes, one of the founders of the American...