W.E.B. Du Bois's Talented Tenth

  title={W.E.B. Du Bois's Talented Tenth},
  author={Juan Battle and Earl Wright},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={654 - 672}
The Talented Tenth is the moniker that W.E.B. Du Bois bestowed on the cadre of college-educated African Americans whom he charged with providing leadership for the African American community during the post-Reconstruction era. According to Du Bois's original theoretical formulation, the Talented Tenth were to sacrifice their personal interests and endeavors to provide leadership for the African American community. Following in Du Bois's footsteps, this inquiry uses the National Black Politics… 
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