W.E.B. Du Bois and Liberation Journalism

Phillip Luke Sinitiere
Feb 19, 2019 - 5:00
W.E.B. Du Bois and Liberation Journalism

[caption id="attachment_28447" align="aligncenter" width="974"] W. E. B. Du Bois circa 1907. (Wikipedia, Library of Congress)[/caption] “A literary and news journal must be free and uncontrolled,” stated 83-year-old Black scholar and intellectual W. E. B. Du Bois in March, 1951. “In no other way can it be virile, creative, and individual.” Du Bois’s comments recalled the nearly quarter century, between 1910 and 1934, that he edited The Crisis, the monthly magazine of the National...

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