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W. E. B. Du Bois

William Edward Burghardt «W. E. B.» Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community. After completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Du Bois was one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.
years of life: 23 February 1868 27 August 1963

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Nicole Nairhas quoted2 years ago
teachers in these institutions came not to keep the Negroes in their place, but to raise them out of the defilement of the places where slavery had wallowed them.
Nicole Nairhas quoted2 years ago
finally, when you fasten crime upon this race as its peculiar trait, they answer that slavery was the arch-crime, and lynching and lawlessness its twin abortions;
Nicole Nairhas quoted2 years ago
by a plain, unvarnished tale.
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