W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois

Born: February 23, 1868

Died: August 27, 1963

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer

Biography: William Edward Burghardt W. E. B. Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in western Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a tolerant community and experienced little racism as a child.

Source/Notes: The Negro Problem (an African American Heritage Book) (2008 edition), Wilder Publications - ISBN: 9781604591941

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Source/Notes: John Brown: A Biography (1909): The Legacy of John Brown

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Source/Notes: The Study of the Negro Problems, paragraph 50, in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. XI (January 1898)