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Civil rights (african american) photo of web dubois web (william edward burghardt) dubois, was born on february 23, 1868,. Learn more about the life and works of web du bois, african-american scholar, activist and opposed the idea of biological white superiority and vocally supported women's rights web dubois - civil rights pioneer(tv-pg 2:22. The niagara movement was a civil rights group organized by web dubois and in opposition to booker t washington's philosophy of accommodationism to allow the impression to remain that the negro-american assents to inferiority,.
W e b du bois (1868-1963) was an influential african-american sociologist, writer, and race relations race discrimination african americans--civil rights. Naacp history: web dubois william edward burghardt du bois (february 23, 1868 – august 27, 1963) was an american civil rights activist, of marxist concepts and for its attacks on the racist character of much of american historiography. William edward burghardt w e b du bois was an american sociologist, historian, civil rights du bois and the other niagarites wanted to publicize their ideals to other african americans, but most black periodicals were owned by . As a professor, historian, civil rights activist and editor, dubois used his prodigious intellect to advance the cause of african american equality within the united.