The Souls of Black Folk

The Souls of Black Folk

Narrated by:
Kenny Davis
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Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
March 2023
6 hours 40 minutes
'The Souls of Black Folk' is a book written by William Edward Burghardt Du Bois and first published in 1903. The book is a seminal work in the field of African American studies and is considered one of the most important works of African American literature.

The book is a collection of essays that address a variety of topics related to African American life and culture at the turn of the 20th century. The book is divided into several sections, each of which explores a different theme.

One of the central themes of the book is the idea of 'double consciousness,' which Du Bois describes as the feeling of being both American and African American, and the struggle to reconcile these two identities. Du Bois argues that this double consciousness is a source of psychological conflict for African Americans and that it hinders their ability to fully participate in American society.

Other topics explored in the book include the history of African American emancipation and the Reconstruction era, the impact of slavery on African American culture, the role of education in the lives of African Americans, and the relationship between African Americans and white Americans.
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