To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the… (read more)
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.
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others,… (read more)
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit… (read more)