IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2015 W.E.B. Du Bois

 

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William Edward BurghardtW. E. B.Du Bois (February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) 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 graduating from 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.

“I believe that all men, black, brown, and white, are brothers.” ― W.E.B. Du Bois

 

 

 

 

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