This is the modern paradox of Sin before which the Puritan stands open-mouthed and mute. A group, a nation, or a race commits murder and rape, steals and destroys, yet no individual is guilty, no one is to blame, no one can be punished. The black world squirms beneath the feet of the white in […]
W. E. B. Du Bois Quotes
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others.