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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…

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There is in this world no such forces as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained ~W.E.B DuBois

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from The New Yorker

Harlem in Color

W. E. B. Du Bois

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W.E.B. DuBois - The Editor of the NAACP's newspaper "the Crisis" he was a prolific author and one of the first Blacks considered a serious spokesman for Black issues.

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I grew up with two big brothers who would try to make it as clear as possible that I could not do what boys can. They played football growing up and I wanted to play with them, but I'm a few years younger and a lot smaller than they are. I had my mind made up that I would learn how to throw a football so they'd have to let me play. I learned to throw and I was good at it. All anyone needs is opportunity and determination.

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