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W.e.b. Dubois by: Joe Gantner
Transcript of W.e.b. Dubois by: Joe Gantner
W.E.B is born
W.E.B Dubois was born on February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
W.e.b. Dubois was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1895.
In W.e.b.'s childhood, he didn't like how he was seperated from white people and decided to devote most of his life to studying black sociology, which is the study of black society.
Dubois became a teacher at Atlanta University in 1897. He created an exhibit celebrating African American achievement.
Dubois wrote many books about the rights of blacks. In 1903 he wrote his famous book, The Souls of Black Folk.
W.E.B Dubois led the Niagara Movement that stated that African Americans should be treated like all men.
W.e.b. died August 27, 1963 in Accra, Ghana of old age. He was 95 at the time that he died.