To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires.
One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals… (read more)
The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.
The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery?
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.
To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the… (read more)
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others,… (read more)
An American, a Negro... two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged… (read more)