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“Opt out now”: The Seattle NAACP revives the legacy W.E.B Du Bois, demands an end to Common Core testing | I AM AN EDUCATOR


W.E.B. Du Bois (1868–1963) was a civil rights activist, sociologist, historian, polemicist & editor. He was the 1st African-American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard & a founder of the NAACP. His book The Souls of Black Folk (1903) in which he described blacks’ “double consciousness” and famously predicted, “The problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line.” His writings had enormous influence on civil rights activists & on the burgeoning fields of black history and black…

29 presents W.E.B. DuBois and his famous quote "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." Available in men, women and youth sizes


White Pedagogy: The Exclusivity of White Hegemony

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.