W.E.B Du Bois. (1868 - 1963)Race & American Society AS OCR Spec B

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W.E.B Du Bois (1868 - 1963)
Born in massachusetts (N. state)
Graduated 1st in class but rejected by Harvard
Went to Fisk, black university & experienced first southern racism
Taught an uni in ohio
Wrote 'Souls of black folk' - identified colour line as problem in 20th century
Established Niagra Movement - work for civil rights and politica equality
Establishment of NAACP  which launded leagal suits & produced propoganda to help blacks
Edited crisis (NAACP magazine) - articles against lynching - forced to resign
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