W. E. B. Du Bois

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American sociologist, historian, activist, philosopher, social critic, and writer

Why Is W. E. B. Du Bois Influential?

According to Wikipedia, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community, and 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 founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1909.

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What Are W. E. B. Du Bois's Academic Contributions?

W. E. B. Du Bois is most known for their academic work in the field of political science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of social work, sociology, communications, literature, and philosophy.

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