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By William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, Herbert Aptheker

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He stood like some mighty Samson faintly realizing his strength and looking with distrust upon the Delilah who had once shorn him of his liberties, and had since shown little affection for him. It wanted little to turn the scale, and that little the subtle insinuations of demagogues soon supplied. His own suspicions were strengthened, and arguments all too plausible easily presented themselves. 2 Convinced of such reasoning, the rank and file of the Negro people voted against Prohibition and caused its defeat.

In early youth a great bitterness entered my life and kindled a great ambition. I wanted to go to college because others did. D. and bread. I believe, foolishly perhaps but sincerely, that I have something to say to the world and I have taken English twelve in order to say it well. Autumn Leaves (5 October 1890) I notice from my window that the leaves on the little elm opposite have begun to turn. Those in the middle are yet quite green, and hardly so dull or dusty as one might imagine from the character of the street.

1919 Investigates in Europe for NAACP racist treatment of Black troops; acts as chief organizer of the modern Pan-African movement. 1919 Attends first conference of the modern Pan-African movement, in Paris. S. occupation in Haiti. 1920 Receives Spingarn Medal from NAACP. 192021 Founds and edits the Brownies Book, a monthly magazine for children. ). 1921 Chairs Second Pan-African Congress, London, Brussels, Paris. 1923 Chairs Third Pan-African Congress, London, Paris, Lisbon. 1923 Accepts appointment by President Coolidge as special minister and envoy extraordinary for the United States at the inauguration of President Charles D.

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