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The Power of Education

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Jack Story

on 4 July 2017

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Transcript of The Power of Education

July 1921
Throughout the article can be found:
university advertisements
Academic Conference and Summit reports
Langston Hughes' "Aunt Sue's Stories"

Founded in 1910
- W. E. B. Du Bois (editor),
- Oswald Garrison Villard,
- J. Max Barber,
- Charles Edward Russell,
- Kelly Miller,
- W. S. Braithwaite,
- Mary Dunlop Maclean.
The Power of Education
Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois to educate its readers, regardless of race
The Crisis Magazine
Through the lens of The Crisis Magazine - July 1921
I refer you to the background picture: the cover of the July 1921 edition of the Crisis Magazine
On the cover is Sadie Mossell Tanner
a PhD recipient at the University of Pennsylvania
Aunt Sue's Stories

By Langston Hughes
The dominant topic of focus throughout this issue of The Crisis Magazine is Education:
something that the African-American community had been stripped of for so long
Education through Art
Langston Hughes' "Aunt Sue's Stories focuses on the passing of stories down from generation to generation, thus educating the young on their slavery ridden path
Thus, the Eduacational theme of the magazine was amplified by the poem
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