W.E.B. Du Bois

To celebrate Black History Month, InFlexWeTrust will be honoring influential members of Black history daily throughout the month. Today, we are honoring W.E.B. Du Bois. William Edward Burghardt “W. E. B.” Du Bois was a historian, American sociologist, civil rights activist, author, editor and Pan-Africanist. When he graduated from Harvard, Du Bois became the first African American to receive a doctorate degree. Before becoming on of the founders of the NAACP in 1909, he was a history, sociology and economics professor at Atlanta University. Du Bois fought against lynching, Jim Crow laws, and discrimination in education and employment. Read more about W.E.B. Du Bois and his Black History contributions below.

Julie A.

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