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W. E. B. Du Bois and The Year of Return for African Diaspora

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In the heart of Accra, Ghana’s capital, just a few meters from the United States embassy, lie the tombs of W. E. B. Du Bois, a great African-American civil rights leader, and his wife, Shirley. The founder of the US-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People moved to Accra in 1961, settling in…

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(Re)presenting the Color Line as Told By Du Bois’s Data Portraits

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Much has been written on W. E. B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition, much of it repetitive, lacking new or innovative considerations of what can be explored and how to critically engage further the work of Du Bois and his team. The editors – Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Britt Rusert, both scholars at the…

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