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W.E.B. Du Bois

Gerald Horne

W.E.B. Du Bois

a biography

by Gerald Horne

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Published by Greenwood Press in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Du Bois, W. E. B. -- 1868-1963,
  • African Americans -- Biography,
  • African American authors -- Biography,
  • African American intellectuals -- Biography,
  • African American civil rights workers -- Biography,
  • Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography,
  • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History,
  • Pan-Africanism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGerald Horne.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesGreenwood biographies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97.D73 H68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23643988M
    ISBN 109780313349799, 9780313349805
    LC Control Number2009031618

    Du Bois received many honorary degrees, was a fellow and life member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. His father, Alfred, disappeared early, and Willie was W.E.B. Du Bois book up by his mother, Mary Silvina, and her family, the Burghardts, free blacks who prospered in small farming, and had lived in Great Barrington since the 17th century. Although Du Bois took an advanced degree in history, he was broadly trained in the social sciences; and, at a time when sociologists were theorizing about race relations, he was conducting empirical inquiries into the condition of blacks. In he entered Harvard University as a junior, took a bachelor of arts cum laude inand was one of six commencement speakers.

    This brought him into collision which the most powerful black leader W.E.B. Du Bois book the time, Booker T Washington - known for his manipulative cunning as "the wizard" - with his influential base at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and his supporters among the northern philanthropists. Breslauer Foundation and additional support from other individuals. He helped organised several Pan-African congresses, including the famous fifth held just after the end of the second world war in Manchester, and attended by Amy Garvey, Jomo Kenyatta and Kwame Nkrumah. What was he hoping to do with them? He mistrusted the motives behind the American Communist party's growing involvement in race issues during the s, arguing that the racial division between white and black workers made America an "exception" to Marx's class-struggle theory.

    Du Bois criticized Washington for not demanding full equality for African Americans, as granted by the 14th Amendment. He was born and raised in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Du Bois write? Du Bois founded and edited the Moon and the Horizon as organs for the Niagara Movement.


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W.E.B. Du Bois by Gerald Horne Download PDF Ebook

He spent more time in Europe, began to learn more about the plight of colonial peoples of African descent, and met the leaders of the anti-imperialist struggles of the day. Du Bois received his Master of Arts from Harvard inand, inhe became the first African American to receive a doctorate from the university.

Subscribe today Both in the Niagara Movement and W.E.B. Du Bois book the NAACP, Du Bois acted mainly as W.E.B. Du Bois book integrationist, but his thinking always exhibited, to varying degrees, separatist-nationalist tendencies.

Historian and literary critic Henry Louis Gates Jr. Du Bois was so determined to travel to Paris and install the works himself, she says, that he scrounged up the money to pay for passage in steerage.

In The Souls of Black Folk he had expressed the characteristic dualism of black Americans: One ever feels his twoness—an American, a Negro ; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.

In view of this and because of the even greater danger of injustice now than then, I want in the event of re-publication [to] change those passages. Du Bois became the first African American to earn a Ph. This brought him into collision which the most powerful black leader of the time, Booker T Washington - known for his manipulative cunning as "the wizard" - with his influential base at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and his supporters among the northern philanthropists.

Du Bois comments, "Why was his hair tinted with gold? He received a Ph.

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For more than a decade he devoted himself to sociological investigations of blacks in America, producing 16 research monographs published between and at Atlanta University in Georgiawhere he was a professor, as well as The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Studythe first case study of a black community in the United States.

Suspicious that Du Bois was a Communist, the U.

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Du Bois argued that racism and the practices of segregation excluded blacks from mainstream American life - "shut them out of their world by a vast veil".

While he wanted to use the photographs to undercut racist stereotypes about African-Americans, the images alone did not relay W.E.B. Du Bois book underlining ways that the institution of slavery continued to impact African-American progress W.E.B.

Du Bois book the country. He would be awarded an honorary doctoral degree from Humboldt decades later, in Later, he expanded this sense of isolation into a fully-fledged philosophy. Remembered for his single-minded commitment to racial justice and his capacity to shape black consciousness, Du Bois used language and ideas to hammer out a strategy for political equality and to sound the depths of the black experience in the aftermath of slavery.

Washington's career," and "the old attitude of adjustment and submission. Aery, James H. Armstrongand Erastus Cravath. And I did not, when writing, realize that by stressing the name of the group instead of what some members of the [group] may have done, I was unjustly maligning a people in exactly the same way my folk were then and are now falsely accused.

Du Bois offered a view into the lives of black Americans, conveying a literal and figurative representation of "the color line.

He describes the economic classes: the "submerged tenth" of croppers40 percent are metayers or "tenant on shares" with a chattel mortgage39 percent are semi-metayers and wage-laborers, while 5 percent are money-renters, and 6 percent freeholders. Wesley, Benjamin Brawley, W.

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W.E.B. Du Bois book Du Bois, American Prophet, the first religious biography of this leader, illuminates the spirituality that is essential to understanding his efforts and achievements in the political and intellectual world.

In the later part of his life, as the situation for African-Americans worsened during the depression years, Du Bois became increasingly pessimistic about the chances of equality, and disillusioned with the land of his birth. Certainly, Washington's "industrial training" was not designed to produce committed political leadership.

Here Du Bois argues against Booker T. The Fifth CongressManchester, England elected Du Bois as chairman, but the power was clearly in the hands of W.E.B. Du Bois book activists, such as George Padmore and Kwame Nkrumah, who later became significant in the independence movements of their respective countries.

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