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Name:    Du Bois, W. E. B.
Category:  African-American Experience
Born/Started:    1868
Died/Ended:    1963
Description:    W.E. B. Du Bois has been described as "the most famous black intellectual and scholar in the history of the western world." Du Bois published novels, poems, and studies including "Black Reconstruction in America," "The Philadelphia Negro," and "The Souls of Black Folks." He also helped launch a movement that led to the founding of the NAACP. Du Bois believed in the power of social sciences to improve race relations.

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