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William DuBois

Summary: Why Dubois had more of an impacton civil rights than Booker T. Washington
           Booker T. Washington and William Edward Burghardt DuBois were two of the most prominent and influential men in the African American fight for civil rights in the 1920s, although they had two very different approaches. Washington believed that it was best for blacks to concentrate on improving their vocational skills and the quality of their character. He believed that if blacks took on the burden of their problems instead of blaming the whites then they would receive greater respect from the white community. Dubois had a completely opposite opinion. He strongly advocated that blacks take an active, rather than passive, role in fighting for civil rights.  He encouraged blacks to unite with all African Americans to resist racism and become educated so that they could advance economically, separate from whites. Although both men were influential, W.E.B. DuBois had more...

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