W.E.B. DuBois (1868 – 1963) was born and raised in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Growing up in a tolerant and integrated community, he eventually completed graduate study at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate. Along with being a sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, and author, he also was one of the co-founders of the NAACP in 1909.
Read by Rodney Gardiner
A collection of essays on race and equality that laid the groundwork for the field of sociology.
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Released Tue Dec 06 00:00:00 UTC 2016