Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Happy Black HisStory Month!

Happy Black HisStory Month!
We Honor William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963) was a major African American scholar, an early leader in the 20th-century African American protest movement, and an advocate of pan-Africanism. W. E. B. Du Bois attempted virtually every possible solution to the problem of twentieth-century racism—scholarship, propaganda, integration, national self-determination, human rights, cultural and economic separatism, politics, international communism, expatriation, third world solidarity.
Du Bois graduated from Harvard, where he earned his PhD in History, the first African-American to earn a doctorate at Harvard. Later he became a professor of history and economics at Atlanta University. As head of the (NAACP) in 1910, he was founder and editor of the NAACP's journal The Crisis.
Happy Black History!

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