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“Either America will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States”

“Either America will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States”

— W.E.B. Dubois, American, sociologist, historian, activist, author, editor

American

The Genius of W.E.B. DuBois

W.E.B DuBois, William Edward Burghardt, was born on February 23, 1868, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Growing up, DuBois lived in a predominantly white neighborhood and identified himself as a Mulato. 312 more words

Social Media Mocks Education Dept. For Misspelled Tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is getting social media criticism after misspelling the name of a prominent African-American sociologist — and then mistyping again when apologizing for the error. 287 more words

Twitter

Betsy DeVos Ed. Department Can't Spell In Tweets - Even Misspells Apology

Sunday the US Department of Education put out a tweet that misspelled the name of W.E.B. DuBois.

Then they put out a corrected tweet.

Then they put out a tweet to apologize. 54 more words

Artist a Day Challenge (10): W.E.B Du Bois, Writer, Scholar, Artist?

“It’s a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eye of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.” … 530 more words

Art/Culture

Day 10: Pauline E. Hopkins

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859 – August 13, 1930) was a novelist, journalist, playwright, historian, and editor. She is considered a pioneer in her use of the romantic novel to explore social and racial themes, reflecting the influence of W. 178 more words

Black Women In Horror