— Anna Julia Cooper, PhD
Ignorance is a cure for nothing. — W.E.B. DuBois
Born February 23,1968 William Edward Burghardt DuBois lived a long life passing at 95 years old in Accra, Ghana on August 27, 1963. A few clips: (1) from his Atlanta University desk where he was professor of economics and history from 1897-1910 (2) my copy of The Souls of Black Folk, 1903 is within reach this Sunday (3) DuBois residence in Queens, 1940s (4) Shirley Graham DuBois and W.E.B. DuBois married in 1951 in New York City (5) DuBois home in Brooklyn, 1950s (6) First cover The Crisis, 1910. As a founder DuBois served from 1910 to 1934 as director of publicity and research, a member of the board of directors and editor of The Crisis.
DuBois was founder and general secretary of the Niagara movement.
A clip of a letter between DuBois and Langston Hughes: