Jan 07, 2021 · W.E.B. Du Bois was an influential African American rights activist during the early 20th century. He co-founded the NAACP and wrote 'The Souls of Black Folk.'
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Sep 23, 2019 · W. E. B. Du Bois, circa 1907 . Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois broke new ground on many frontiers in his remarkable and controversial life. Du Bois earned the first Harvard doctorate awarded to an African American.
About Du Bois. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts on February 23, 1868, three years after the end of the American Civil War and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. He died on the eve of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, on August 27, 1963 in Accra, Ghana. Who was W. E. B. Du Bois? Share.
1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Writings: The Suppression of the African Slave-Trade / The Souls of Black Folk / Dusk of Dawn / Essays and Articles. by. W.E.B. Du Bois, Nathan Irvin Huggins (Editor) 4.35 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions. Want to Read.
393 quotes from W.E.B. Du Bois: 'Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.', 'Believe in life! Always human beings will progress to greater, broader, and fuller life.', and 'The worker must work for the glory of his handiwork, not simply for pay; the thinker must think for truth, not for fame.'
'Marable's biography of Du Bois is the best so far available.' Dr. Herbert Aptheker, Editor, The Correspondence of W.E.B. Du Bois 'Marable's excellent study focuses on the social thought of a major black American thinker who exhibited a 'basic coherence and unity' throughout a multifaceted career stressing cultural pluralism, opposition to social inequality, and black pride.'
The W. E. B. Du Bois Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst was established in 2009 to engage audiences in discussion and scholarship about global issues involving race, labor, and social justice. UMass Amherst is the proud home of the W. E. B. Du Bois Papers, which are housed on the 25th floor of the library in Special Collections ...