W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race - Chapter 13, "Atlanta: Scholar Behind the Veil" Summary & Analysis

David Levering Lewis
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Du Bois continues to organize conferences and fight with Washington. He's worried about Atlanta University failing to get the money it needs because of his controversial work. Du Bois is full of energy, writing from morning to night every day, but the thing that's most frustrating is that he is not allowed in to use the brand new public library to do his work simply because he is African American. When she has to do household shopping, Nina refuses to take the segregated bus and when she does go to buy groceries, she has to wait until all whites are served before she can buy her food. Du Bois sends Nina and his daughter to Great Barrington so they can get away from all this racism, but his family grows apart...

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