W. E. B. Du Bois Quote

It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others.... One feels his twoness—an American, a Negro; two Souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.


The Souls of Black Folk

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It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others.... One feels his...

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It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others.... One feels his...

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It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others.... One feels his...

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It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others.... One feels his...