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Web du bois was an american sociologist and civil rights activist who rose to prominence as the leader of the niagara movement. Web dubois (1868-1963): scholar, editor, and founding member of the national association for the advancement of colored people. Educator, essayist, journalist, scholar, social critic, and activist web dubois, was born to mary sylvina burghardt and alfred dubois on february 23, 1868 in. W e b du bois: online resources bibliography (virtual services and programs, digital reference section, library of congress.
W e b du bois, the african-american thinker and activist whose writings influenced generations of freedom fighters, was born on february 23. Author of the souls of black folk, and a founder of the naacp, web du bois was a scholar, writer and activist who had a profound and. View and license web du bois pictures & news photos from getty images. W e b du bois was at the vanguard of the civil rights movement in america of french and african descent, du bois grew up in great barrington,. February 1951 was a busy month for w e b du bois, who turned eighty-three and threw himself a huge birthday party to raise funds for african.
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