Pros And Cons Of W. E. B. Dubois Theories On Civil Rights

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Debate: Pro DuBois W.E.B. Du DuBois theories on civil rights were better than Booker T. Washington's theories. William Edward Burghardt DuBois was an African American scholar and leader in the early 1900's who encouraged African Americans on being book smart and developing leadership skills, so they could have the same opportunities as whites. He was one of the United States most outgoing educators. In 1895 he was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He had placed his stress on culture and liberty, urging higher education, and full political and civil rights for all DuBois wanted Black Africa independent from colonial rule and united within He demanded for all black citizens 1. right to vote 2. civic equality 3. education on Negro youth according to ability…show more content…
immorally wrong 2. deserve to have the same opportunities If blacks are given equal rights to whites.....Well look at it this way if blacks are just now having freedom they expect to be just as free as whites, but they are not being treated as fairly b/c 1. poor working conditions and lower wages 2. More susceptible to committing crimes b/c it is caused by the strain of the social revolution however black crime declined as the African American population moved towards a more equal status The legacy of W.E.B. DuBois as a writer, thinker, and racial leader may well prove to be more durable than that of any other African American of the 20th

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