"The Damnable Dilemma": African-American accommodation and protest during World War I

Jordan, William
March 1995
Journal of American History;Mar95, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p1562
Academic Journal
Examines the ideology of accommodationism of W. E. B. Du Bois in the context of black participation on behalf of America in World War I. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter alliance; Influence of Mary White Ovington and Joel Spingarn on Du Bois; Reasons for and implications of black commitment to the American war effort; Response of black journalism to America's racism; Role of the journal `Crisis.'


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