W.E.B. DuBois Challenges Discrimination
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African American Odyssey: The Booker T. Washington Era (Part 1)

a letter to booker T. washington

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W.E.B. DuBois

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DuBois became a well-known historian and sociologist. The author of several books, one titled The Souls of Black Folks, he was a leader in the movement to win social justice for African Americans. In the book, he expressed his sadness, rage, and frustration with the hardships that black people encountered. DuBois was considered a radical in that he demanded racial equality should be immediate. He was devoted to teaching, training, and mentoring college-educated black people to become leaders of their race.

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NAACP History: W.E.B. Dubois

NAACP History: W.E.B. Dubois | W.E.B. DuBois Challenges Discrimination | Scoop.it

The NAACP's biography about W.E.B. DuBois and his life as a civil rights activist, leader, sociologist, educator, historian, writer and founder of the organization.

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David Harris's curator insight, February 12, 2015 11:29 PM

W.E.B. DuBois is one of the most fascinating and influential individuals in the early civil rights movement at the beginning of the 20th Century. DuBois (pronounced Dew-Boyce) is the first African American a doctorate degree from Harvard University, and is a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), an organization that still exists today.

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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow . Jim Crow Stories . Niagara Movement | PBS

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow . Jim Crow Stories . Niagara Movement | PBS | W.E.B. DuBois Challenges Discrimination | Scoop.it

"We claim for ourselves every single right that belongs to a freeborn American, political, civil and social; and until we get these rights we will never cease to protest and assail the ears of America. The battle we wage is not for ourselves alone but for all true Americans. It is a fight for ideals, lest this, our common fatherland, false to its founding, become in truth the land of the thief and the home of the slave -- a byword and a hissing among the nations for its sounding pretensions and pitiful accomplishment."

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