W.E.B. Dubois A Biography by Virginia Hamilton

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from Harvard University, DuBois died in Ghana after having renounced his American citizenship. Professor David Levering Lewis reads excerpts from his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography [W.E.B.

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W.E.B. Du Bois died as a citizen of Ghana on Augon the eve of the civil rights march on Washington. His last book, The Autobiography of W.E.B.

Du Bois, was brought out posthumously in Format: Ebook. W. E. B. Du Bois was at the vanguard of the civil rights movement in America. Of French and African descent, Du Bois grew up in Great Barrington, Massachusetts and attended Fisk University in Tennessee.

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E. B. Du Bois, (23 Feb. –27 Aug. ), scholar, writer, editor, and civil rights pioneer, was born William Edward Burghardt Du Bois in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the son of Mary Silvina Burghardt, a domestic worker, and Alfred Du Bois, a barber and itinerant laborer.

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