W.E.B Du Bois and the Lingering Effects of Slavery

Phillip Luke Sinitiere
Mar 28, 2019 - 5:00
W.E.B Du Bois and the Lingering Effects of Slavery

In January 1957, Black scholar and activist W. E. B. Du Bois wrote an article titled “Negro History Centenaries” for the radical periodical National Guardian. He encouraged commemoration of anniversaries “which deeply affect the history of the Negro race and of his country.” These included the centennial of the Dred Scot Supreme...

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4 Replies to “W.E.B Du Bois and the Lingering Effects of Slavery”

  1. W.E.B. DuBois was for me an important name in our history and nothing more until reading this article. The author breathed renewed life to the legacy of this important scholar.

  2. In Phila, we have the ONLY African American owned radio station in PA.
    We celebrated the ‘Year of DuBois’ w/a weekly reading, by a scholar, every Wed morning.
    It was very enlightening and informative. I learned so much!

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