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would inspire a massive protest against injustice: 'Some day the Awakening will come, when the pent-up vigor of ten million souls shall sweep irresistibly toward the Goal, out of the Valley of the Shadow of Death, where all that makes life worth living - Liberty, Justice, and Right - is marked "For White People Only"'. When DuBois died sixty years later at the age of ninety-six, his vision was on the verge of being realised.29

29 DuBois, The souls of black folk, pp. 136, 140, 145.

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