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W.E.B. Du Bois

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.


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April 5, 2019

Of the Training of Black Men

At the beginning of the 20th century, W.E.B. Du Bois asks, "what training for the profitable living together of black men and white?"