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Reviews

Du Bois for the Moment, Du Bois for the Millennium (on W. E. B. Du Bois: Black Reconstruction, edited by Eric Foner and Henry Louis Gates Jr., and Nahum Dimitri Chandler’s “Beyond This Narrow Now”: Or, Delimitations, of W. E. B. Du Bois)

At the end of his inimitable 1909 biography of John Brown, W. E. B. Du Bois poses some troubling questions about the enduring significance of the great abolitionist half a century after his execution and nearly as many years after …

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on Peach State by Adrienne Su

If the apple is that most iconic of American fruits, what is its counterpart among diasporic cultures from Asia? When I was growing up in Baguio City in the Philippines, one could buy tissue-wrapped “Red Delicious” apples and “Sunkist” oranges …

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