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Blum Lecture Available Online

In a post titled "Du Bois in the Lone Star State 2.0", The Bald Blogger has made a recent lecture by Edward J. Blum, author of  W. E. B. Du Bois, American Prophet, available on line. In this talk, "The Noose and the Cross: Race, Religion, and the Redemption of Violence in the Works of W. E. B. Du Bois," (a 53.5 MB mp3) Blum discusses the image of the Black Jesus that developed in the United States in response to racial oppression.