W.E.B. Du Bois on Woman Suffrage

  title={W.E.B. Du Bois on Woman Suffrage},
  author={Garth E. Pauley},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={383 - 410}
Scholars have analyzed W.E.B. Du Bois's role as a chief advocate for Black civil rights during the 20th century, yet his advocacy for women's rights-including woman suffrage-has largely been overlooked. Du Bois lamented the burden of Black women in essays in The Horizon, Voice of the Negro, The Independent, and in his first autobiographical book, Darkwater (Du Bois, 1920/1969). During his tenure as editor of Crisis, Du Bois wrote more than 20 essays on woman suffrage, published a special… 

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