Writer’s Quote Wednesday: W.E.B. Du Bois


The first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard, W.E.B. Du Bois (February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was a sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, author, writer, and editor. He was the leader of the Niagara Movement which sought equal rights for African Americans and was a founder of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People).

As a writer, Du Bois is best known for his collection of essays The Souls of Black Folk and for his book Black Reconstruction in America.


3 Comments Add yours

  1. I love that quote!!! Should be stamped all over haha. What an amazing person

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    1. I know! Isn’t it a wonderful quote? You’re right. It should be stamped all over!

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