Compare And Contrast Frederick Douglass And W. E. B. Dubois

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The African American Spokesperson Fredrick Douglass was an abolitionist, who became the 19th century author an orator(bio). Mr.Douglass was an human rights leader in the anti-slavery movement and he wrote several autobiographies explaining his experiences in slavery (bio). Also, he wrote about his life after the civil war. On the other hand, Fredrick Douglass was similar in many ways to Wells and Douglass, but W.E.B had different views of equality that fredrick. Du Bois believed in urging blacks to accept segregation and focus on lifting themselves through hard work and visible prosperity. However, Douglass believed education was the only way to progress racial equality. Furthermore, Wells, and Du Bois were both civil rights activist, journalist, …show more content…

Her passion for Justice she was a fearless suffragist women’s rights advocate, she was and African American journalist, and she also was a speaker. When she began to fight for racial and gender justice she was in memphis where it all began. Then she ran into W.E.B Du Bois he was the co founder of the NAACP, that's how he came to known Ida B. Wells, he sees that she was just like him. They most likely had the same beliefs and they were devoted to their work. Du Bois was famous for his work in the things that he did as an activist writing was his compassion he studied an African American community, The Philadelphia Negro: a social study in 1889 marking the beginning of his expansive writing career. W.E.B fought for African Americans Rights and he believed that everybody should be equal as one. He was an educator, essayist, journalist, scholar, social critic and activist so his ability is very acknowledge and hard thinking. Ida B. Wells had a solution for lynching, she had it mapped out more than a hundred years ago. During the nineteenth century, Wells who was one of the co-founders of the NAACP she called for instant pursuit of federal policies that can protect black …show more content…

They both was born into slavery, and they fought for what they believed in. They joined to further the niagara movement, because they felt that the color line created prejudice towards blacks. Du Bois and Wells were both writers as well as a sociologist. They also had serious conflicts with Washington , they had many difficulties because Du Bois did not think blacks should submit to discrimination while patiently working for equality, but should firmly oppose it , but Washington felt like blacks should for the time being and concentrate on elevating themselves through hard work and material prosperity. Wells was among with a few black leaders to explicitly oppose of Washington because of his method. Wells and Du Bois felt like the black population could not become equivalent with the white population in their surroundings, but in another way, Washington thought the compromise was okay between the two parties. Washington was denounced by the leaders of the NAACP ( Wells and Du Bois) it was formed in 1909, especially Du Bois, who demanded a harder line on civil rights

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