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W.E.B. DuBois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919 [1868] by David Levering Lewis1
W.E.B. DuBois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963 by David Levering Lewis2

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  4. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63 by Taylor Branch (1988)
  5. Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (Perennial Classics) by David Garrow (1986)
  6. Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the roots of Black power by Timothy B. Tyson (1999)
  7. Black Leaders of the Twentieth Century by August Meier (1982)
  8. Trouble in Mind: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow by Leon F. Litwack (1998)
  9. Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 by W. E. Burghardt Du Bois (1956)
  10. For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer by Chana Kai Lee (1999)
  11. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans by John Hope Franklin (1956)
  12. The Life of Langston Hughes: Volume I: 1902-1941, I, Too, Sing America (Life of Langston Hughes, 1902-1941) by Arnold Rampersad (1986)
  13. Paul Robeson by Martin Duberman (1988)
  14. Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender and American Culture) by Barbara Ransby (2003)
  15. Frederick Douglass by William S. McFeely (1991)

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