W. E. B Dubois Analysis

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William Edward Burghardt also known as "W.E.B Du Bois" was a male African American who was born in 1868 and died in 1963. When he was younger he attended school with white and was supported by his educators. He was the first African American to earn a Phd from Harvard. He was an activist, writer, and a sociologist.He published his work called Souls of Black Folk in 1903, and became a founding officer in National Association for the Advancement of Colored People or "NAACP" while he was a professor in Atlanta University. On the other hand Booker T Washington was a founder of Tuskegee Institution; he was also an African American male who was born in the late 1850s during slavery. He came out in notice when he gave a speech in the Atlanta Compromise.…show more content…
Washington, an educator,and african american leader, alternatives and ideas. Du Bois did not agree with Washington’s racial accommodation. Washington wanted for white americans to provide jobs for african americans, and in return blacks would give up their demands in social equality and rights. Without saying much DuBois believed that Washington was violating the insistence on civil rights, political power, and on the education of negro youth. Throughout the excerpt Du Bois expressed his believes in what he thought Washington was doing
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