W.E.B. DuBois

by sebastian rogers, C J carrasco, Dennis Luong

Youth of W.E.B. DuBois

W.E.B. was born in 1868. He graduated from Harvard and the University Of Berlin. He was a teacher and taught economics, political science, and history. He was a sociologist, a pan-Africanist, author, and first African American to earn a doctorate. Some of his books were called Souls of Black Folk, Black Reconstruction, and Dusk Of Dawn.

Contributions of W.E.B. DuBois

He was a civil rights activist that wrote in newspapers about the unfair rights of black people. He wanted a higher education by 10%, which was called "The Talented Tenth." he also helped the NAACP to become a strong organization in America. He helped the African American to get more equal rights.