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W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) Du Bois Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 10 pages of information about the life of W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) Du Bois.
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W. E. B. Du Bois, scholar, intellectual, historian, educator, author, and civil-rights activist, was also an accomplished journalist who made expert use of the press to advance his philosophy concerning race relations in the world as well as the United States. Some of his most important work in the field of journalism was done between 1910 and 1934 as editor of the Crisis, the official publication of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Du Bois's first journalistic efforts came as coeditor of Howler, his high-school newspaper. He later became a correspondent for several notable black and white newspapers in the East. At Fisk University he became editor of the school newspaper, the Fisk Herald. Du Bois would go on to found and hold the position of editor of five periodicals, contribute to several newspapers, and author numerous books and scholarly...

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