“as visually arresting as it’s informative.”—The Boston Globe

“Du Bois’s daring colours and geometric shapes have been a long time in advance of modernist photograph layout in The united states.”—Fast Corporate’s Co.Design

The first whole e-newsletter of W.E.B. Du Bois’s colourful charts, graphs, and maps introduced on the 1900 Paris Exposition. Famed sociologist, author, and black rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois exhibited a chain of groundbreaking information visualizations on the 1900 Paris Exposition, providing a view into the lives of black American citizens. His prophetic infographics express a literal and figurative illustration of what he famously known as “the colour line,” accrued right here in complete colour for the primary time.

A landmark assortment for social and photograph layout historical past. Beautiful in layout and strong in content material, those information snap shots make visual a large spectrum of black enjoy. From advances in training to the lingering results of slavery, their insights and inventions stay informative and provocative to as of late’s up to date target audience. Some distance in advance in their time, in addition they formed, as Maria Popova wrote, how “Du Bois himself thought of sociology, informing the guidelines with which he set the arena ablaze 3 years later in The Souls of Black Folk.”

An crucial better half to W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk.

Includes contributions from Aldon Morris, Silas Munro, and Mabel O. Wilson.