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W.E.B. Du Bois (1868–1963) was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. At fifteen, Du Bois became the local correspondent for the New York Globe. Du Bois attended Fisk College in Nashville, Tennessee, as well as Harvard University and the University of Berlin and received a BA, MA, and PhD. He worked as a teacher, writer, and social researcher. Considered the father of “social science,” he wrote the groundbreaking book The Souls of Black Folk. He was involved with the formation of the National Association for the...