Quotes by W. E. B. Du Bois

About W. E. B. Du Bois:

William Edward Burghardt was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community. After completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Du Bois was one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.

Author Bio

  • NameW. E. B. Du Bois
  • DescriptionAmerican sociologist, historian, activist and writer
  • AliasesWilliam Edward Burghardt Du Bois; W.E.B. Du Bois; WEB Du Bois
  • BornFebruary 23, 1868
  • DiedAugust 27, 1963
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionHistorian; Novelist; Philosopher; Writer; Sociologist; Social Worker; Human Rights Activist
  • AwardsSpingarn Medal