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W.E.B Dubois

information about the 20th century preacher

Luke Skywalker

on 2 October 2012

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W.E.B Dubois Goals Plans Background Influences Accomplishments -He was the first african american to earn PhD from Harvard in 1895.
-He published 'The souls of Black Folks' in 1903. Said to be " One of the most honest and profound discussions of race ever published. -He founded the Niagara Movement and co-founded the NAACP.
- He received the Lenin Peace Prize IN 1959.
-In 1961 he joined the U.S communist party. -He spoke many speeches to the public about his ideas and beliefs, one such as Niagara Movement Speech -He also wrote books to express and
pass on his ideas. He was the author of "The Souls of Black Folk". -When he Preached and spoke he encouraged hope and power -He says he will Never Giving Up W.E.B Dubois was born February 23,1868 in Massachusetts. He went further than a high school education. He has a degree from Fisk and Harvard university http://www.enotes.com/authors/dubois Bibliography http://www.enotes.com/autobiography-w-e-b-du-bois-salem/autobiography-w-e-b-du-bois William E. Dubois wrote 2 books "The Philadelphia Negro" and "The Souls Of Black Folk." W.E.B Dubois died at 95 on August 7th,1963. He was working on the encyclopedia of the African Diaspora. His location was Accra, Ghana. http://www.biography.com/people/web-du-bois-9279924 - Wants the right for African Americans to vote
- To receive every single right as a freeborn American
- Wants full manhood
- Wants discrimination in public to end
- To get rid of separation in public based on race or color because it's un-american
-Wants the freedom to chose his own friends
- Wants the laws enforced equally
- Wants children educated His grandmother sued for freedom in Massachusetts. Went to Fisk University in Nashville, TN. There he was introduced to the Jim Crow laws.
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