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propaganda
used in The Souls of Black Folk

3 uses
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Definition
one-sided information that is purposefully spread to influence opinions — often misleading information of a political nature
  • These movements are not, to be sure, direct results of Mr. Washington's teachings; but his propaganda has, without a shadow of doubt, helped their speedier accomplishment.
    Chapter 3 (56% in)
  • Notwithstanding this, it is equally true to assert that on the whole the distinct impression left by Mr. Washington's propaganda is, first, that the South is justified in its present attitude toward the Negro because of the Negro's degradation; secondly, that the prime cause of the Negro's failure to rise more quickly is his wrong education in the past; and, thirdly, that his future rise depends primarily on his own efforts.
    Chapter 3 (89% in)
  • Slave masters early realized this, and cheerfully aided religious propaganda within certain bounds.
    Chapter 10 (56% in)

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