W.E.B. Du Bois Fought “Scientific” Racism

Written by on March 4, 2024

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W.E.B. Du Bois, born February 23rd, 1868, was perhaps the most influential African American intellectual and civil rights activist of the early twentieth century. He was the first African American to receive a doctorate at Harvard, and went on to become a professor of history, sociology, and economics at Atlanta University. As an academic and author, Du Bois had rousing debates with his fellow professors during the zenith of what . . .

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