Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois
A discussion of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois' impact on the civil rights movement in America.
# 96448 | 1,248 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Jul 09, 2007 in History (Leaders) , African-American Studies (Racism) , African-American Studies (Historical Figures) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , African-American Studies (Black Philosophy)
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This paper discusses the influence of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois on the American civil rights movement. The author argues that their outlooks are still alive today in debates concerning issues such as racial and class injustice and the role of leadership in the African- American community. The paper gives a brief biography of each man and his respective philosophical outlook. The author highlights where Washington and Du Bois' philosophies diverged, and their ultimate impact on racial equality in America.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Gibson, Robert A. "Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Dubois: The Problem of Negro Leadership." Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute. Retrieved December 05 2006 from: http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1978/2/78.02.02.x.html
- Hansen, Liane. "Interview: Professors Douglas Brinkley and David Levering Lewis discuss the differences and similarities between Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois." Weekend Edition: National Public Radio. March 25, 2001. Retrieved December 05 2006 from HighBeam Research Library.
- "The Two Nations of Black America." Frontline: Public Broadcasting System. Retrieved December 05 2006 from:http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/race/etc/road.html
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