WEB Dubois: Civil Rights Activist

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WEB DuBois was a civil rights activist who lived from 1868 to 1963. He was the first African American to earn a doctorate degree and attended college at the University of Berlin and Harvard. He faced opposition from colonial and US authorities because they thought his attributes resembled communism. However, eventually, he went on to be a co-fonder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Pan-Africanism related to the abolishment of slave trade. It was a time when African inferiority had to come to an end. As a way of emphasizing his commitment to Africa, DuBois emigrated to Ghana and became a citizen. His mission was to do as much as he could socially and politically for this country.

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