The fundamental disorder the author has identified is the oppression of African Americans from white society. Since blacks were free from slavery they were not free from society. More issues arose that brought forth American racism and discrimination towards blacks. They were worse off than when they were slaves. As Du Bois stated, “the freedman has not yet found in freedom his promised land” (Du Bois pg. 7). Freedman still did not have the same opportunities as the white...
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...diences to get attached to the journey which he has taken the reader on. To be able to relate to the stories, facts, and experiences he has mentioned in this book so readers can reflect them upon their own lives. Du Bois intentions for this book had me convinced that I was living during this time and brought anger toward me because of all the struggles and issues blacks faced from white society. To a certain extent I believe blacks should have taken action to try to end their oppression, but it would take years until this was actually done. Individually every black person should have worked to improve their way of living then came together collectively to fight back to end their oppression. Of the different thoughts Du Bois had presented, the university education of blacks will be the best weapon to fight back against a society that imposes inequality and unfairness.
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