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Happy Birthday, Booker T. Washington!

‘My earliest recollection is of a small one-room log hut on a large slave plantation in Virginia. After the close of the war, while working in the coal-mines of West Virginia for the support of my mother, I heard in some accidental way of the Hampton Institute. 750 more words

Written By Amy Cools

Happy Birthday, W.E.B. Du Bois!

Let us remember the life and legacy of the great American writer, historian, journalist, professor, activist, philosopher, and race theorist W.E.B. Du Bois, born on February 23, 1868. 716 more words

Written By Amy Cools

“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

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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

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