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  • Educated African American Du Bois
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    During the Harlem Renaissance a new feeling of racial pride emerged in the Black Intelligencia. The Black Intelligencia consisted of African-American writers, poets, philosophers, historians, and artists whose expertise conveyed five central themes according to Sterling Brown, a writer of that time: "1) Africa as a source of race pride, 2) Black American heroes 3) racial political propaganda, 4) the "Black folk" tradition, and 5) candid self-revelation". Two of the main people responsible for th...
  • William Edward Bughardt Du Bois
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    W.E. B Du Bois 'One ever feels his two-ness. An American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two warring ideals in one dark body whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder. ' This was how William E.B. Du Bois described how it felt to be a Negro in the beginning of the twentieth century in his book The Souls of Black Folk. W.E.B. Du Bois, was a black editor, historian, sociologist, and a leader of the civil rights movement in the United States. He helped found the National Associ...
  • Du Bois Students
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    Walker Percy's essay, 'The Loss of the Creature'; describes the experiences that each person goes through as either a genuine experience driven by own desires, or one that is already preconceived by experts. Percy believes that people can only learn from experiences that are driven by pure personal desire, and not experiences already preconceived by experts. Percy describes the 'loss of sovereignty'; as preconceived notions of an experience with the help of experts. W.E. B Du Bois, on the other ...
  • Middle Class Du Bois
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    The title of Gates and West's book evokes nineteenth and early twentieth-century works: Martin Delayn's Past, Present and Future of the Negro Race (1854), William Hannibal Thomas's The American Negro: What He Was, What He Is, and What He May Become (1901)... Within all these titles lie two assumptions no longer so openly embraced: that it is possible to speak of African-Americans in the singular - as what used to be called 'the Negro'; and now most often appears as 'the black community'; - and t...
  • 2000 Web Du Bois
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    W.E.B. Du Bois Few men have influenced the lives of African-Americans as much as William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) Du Bois is considered more of a history-maker than a historian (Aptheker, "The Historian"). Dr. Du Bois conducted the initial research on the black experience in the United States. Civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. have referred to Du Bois as a father of the Civil Rights Movement. Du Bois conducted the initial research on the black experience in the United States, ...
  • W.E.B. Du Bois And Booker T Washington
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    In the late 19th century, there were two men with different points of views on how to improve the status of African Americans. These two men were W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington. They were two great leaders of the black community, but disagreed on strategies for black social and economic progress. With their different backgrounds and points of views, they should have worked together to improve African American status in the late 19th century. Their tactics alone could not have worked wel...
  • U.S. Du Bois
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    W.E.B. DUBois's Philosophy and Outlook on Afro American Struggle 1. Basic philosophy on ways in which African-Americans could achieve equality. In a meeting, 1906 at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, W.E.B. Du Bois said "We will not be satisfied to take one jot or title less than our full manhood rights. We claim for ourselves every single right that belongs to a free-born American, political, civil and social; and until we get these rights we will never cease to protest and assail the ears of America"....

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