W.E.B. Du Bois

Harvard University awarded Colin Kaepernick with the W.E.B. Du Bois medal on Thursday.

The U.S. Department of Education misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name on Twitter while trying to pay homage to the civil rights leader.

W.E.B. Du Bois and collaborators put on an exhibition on the state of black American life for the 1900 Paris Exposition. According to reports, the exhibit consisted of charts, books, maps, and photographs that details much of the black experience, including reports on the economic life of blacks. Luckily, that exhibition isn’t lost to time. The Library […]

Celebrated African-American educator, author, speaker, and Republican presidential adviser Booker T. Washington (pictured) was known for his ability to communicate freely across the heavily divided racial lines in the Deep South — sometimes drawing the ire of fellow Black leaders in the North. Born in to slavery in 1856, Washington made education a top priority and eclipsed […]

Every idiot likes to speculate on what the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. would be thinking or doing if he were alive today so I figured, why should I be any different? So here’s what I think: Dr. King would be married to a white woman and living in Africa if he were alive […]