Remembering W.E.B. Du Bois’ Antiracist Activism

Phillip Luke Sinitiere
Aug 27, 2019 - 5:00

On August 28, 1963, thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC to march for jobs and freedom. Among the speakers and performers, Martin Luther King Jr.’s soaring address became a signature of the Black Freedom Struggle. However, another moment that day marked an equally important historical juncture: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) executive secretary Roy Wilkins announced the death of W.E.B. Du...

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3 Replies to “Remembering W.E.B. Du Bois’ Antiracist Activism”

  1. I love W.E.B. Du Bois for many reasons and his ideas are forever. I love his historic image and legacy because his persona was/is a template of brilliance, courage, and excellence. I recently watched the Malcolm X doc on Netflix and saw a lot of Du Bois in Malcolm. Their common traits of fearlessness and leadership make them great Americans and more importantly great human beings. Glad to be reading about him and thanks for The Black Star!!!! Peace, OWB ✌️

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