(cont.) Function of university as a means of adjustment between real life and knowledge of life (i.e., practical implications). Du Bois not in favor of universal higher education. "We must not forget that most Americans answer all queries regarding the Negro a priori ... the least human courtesy can do is to listen to evidence." Experiences shape our beliefs/ethics, and thus, contact between whites and blacks is essential.
Trini Pride! Kerwin Du Bois Kerwin Du Bois: International Soca Awards in four categories for 2012; Soca Songwriter of the year; ‘I AM SOCA, ‘Baddist’ and ‘Bacchanalist,’ Groove Soca of the Year ‘Bacchanalist,’ Best Collaboration ‘I AM SOCA’ Soca Song of the Year; ‘Bacchanalist’.
This is a picture of Du Bois. He looks rather sad on the picture, representing the mental state of many black people at the time. He looks like the victim of oppression, and his book delivers this message.
An activist, sociologist, writer, and brilliant scholar, W.E.B Dubois penned 21 books in his lifetime and over 100 significant essays. He was also the first black man to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard. His seminal work, The Souls of Black Folk, was groundbreaking in 1903—dissecting the emancipation of blacks and its effects on African Americans in the 40 years since. [click on this image to find a bundle of short videos that explore the influential ideas of W.E.B. DuBois' influential ideas]
Réflexions décembrèsques d’un travailleur autonome… « En décembre, fais du bois et endors-toi! » — Proverbe québécois « Pendant que le monde dormait, un cheval de bois s’est vidé de ses entrailles… » — Di Iorio - http://lacoulisse.ca/reflexions-decembresques/
In 1961, at the age of ninety-three, Dr. William E. B. Du Bois accepted an invitation from Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah to be the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana project. In the final months of his life, Dr. Du Bois renounced his American citizenship and become a citizen of Ghana. He died on August 27, 1963, the eve of the March on Washington." "W.E.B. Du Bois receives an honorary degree from the University of Ghana, University of Massachusetts, Du Bois: The Activist Life"…