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W.E.B. Du Bois Timeline

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Transcript of W.E.B. Du Bois Timeline

Significance
In 1905, DuBois helped found the Niagra Movement to fight for equal rights.
Birth Date
February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington Massachusetts.

Education
In 1885, DuBois attended Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee and taught in rural school districts in the summer.
Education
In 1896, W.E.B. DuBois became the 1st African American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard Unuversity.
High Importance
Significance and Work
In 1909, DuBois founded the National Association for the advancement of colored people (NAACP).
In 1950, DuBois became the Chairman in the Council of African Affairs. He also became a candidate for the U.S. Senate for the New York Progressive Party.
Politics
In 1961, DuBois became a member of The Communist Party in the U.S.A.
Legacy
In 1934, DuBois resigned from his position in the NAACP, but he ended up returning to this organization in 1944.
W.E.B. Du Bois Timeline

Death
W.E.B. DuBois passed away on August 27th, 1963.
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