This provocative collection investigates how W. E. B. Du Bois approached gender and sexuality. The essays in Next to the Color Line not only reassess his politics but also demonstrate his relevance for today's concerns. Contributors: Hazel V. Carby, Vilashini Cooppan, Brent Hayes Edwards, Michele Elam, Roderick A. Ferguson, Joy James, Fred Moten, Shawn Michelle Smith, Mason Stokes, Claudia Tate, Paul C. Taylor.
Next to the Color Line