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communism
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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an economic system that abolishes private ownership of property with the goal of a classless society
  • A curious mess he looked upon: little despotisms, communistic experiments, slavery, peonage, business speculations, organized charity, unorganized almsgiving,—all reeling on under the guise of helping the freedmen, and all enshrined in the smoke and blood of the war and the cursing and silence of angry men.
    Chapter 2 (35% in)
  • The second fact noted, namely, that the Negro church antedates the Negro home, leads to an explanation of much that is paradoxical in this communistic institution and in the morals of its members.
    Chapter 10 (49% in)

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