W.E.B Dubois (1868-1963)
by sofie,sophie,josh l, and carson
early life, education, motivation
He went to Harvard University.
He was motivated by Alexander Crummel and William James.
Famous speeches, books, publications, job titles
- The Souls of Black Folk
- Black Reconstruction in America
- Spingarn Medal
- Lenin Peace Prize
Lasting impact on Georgia and the US
He wanted higher education for 10% of African Americans which he called The Talented Tenth. He thought this group could become leaders for all other African Americans. He was elected into the Writing Hall of Fame.