The Souls of Black Folk Character Descriptions

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W. E. B. DuBois

This person is the author of ‘The Souls of Black Folk,’ and a black intellectual at the turn of the twentieth century.

Paul Pierce

This person founded the Freedmen’s Bureau and oversaw the care of emancipated slaves in the American South.

Booker T. Washington

This person proposed the Atlanta compromise and argued that the best way for blacks to improve their condition was to give up hope for equality, and seek technical training.


This person tells the author about a place where he can teach, and then becomes a favorite student. This person is no longer living when DuBois returns to the area years later.


This figure from classical myth refuses to marry unless her suitor beats her in a foot race. She is ultimately won by a suitor who distracts her with golden balls.

Alexander Crummell

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