W. E. B Dubois Impact On Society

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W. E. B. Dubois (1868 - 1963) was one of the first sociologists to describe how racism and ethnic discrimination influenced society. He wrote a book each year from 1896 - 1914 describing relations between whites and African-Americans. He was one of the founding members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He was a sociologist whose contributions came from theory and social reform, an attacker of injustice and a defender of freedom. How effective are current social programs designed to improve quality of life? How might social institutions be catalysts for change? How might our sociological findings impact society? Does our research have policy implications? In the classroom do we encourage students to
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