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Coogler's point of view within his films usually comes from the eyes of a young black man. This perspective is important because films mostly portray others from a “white gaze.” An article on the Guardian explains that “the white gaze traps black people in white imaginations.” Black writers like W.E.B. Dubois, ...
Within recent years, modern scholars, following the lead of W.E.B DuBois and other Negro historians, have proved conclusively that the works of Wilson and other conservative writers were white-oriented distortions of Reconstruction reality. I have attempted in this brief history to give wider currency to the ...

“Our commitment to W. E. B. DuBois High School, right here in Crown Heights, a school the Department of Education planned to close and remove W. E. B. DuBois' name – a name with a deep connection to Brooklyn and a civil rights hero – our commitment to W. E. B. DuBois High School endures.
The late W.E.B. DuBois was a proponent of helping the Black community be the best it can be through using the combined talents of everyone in the community. Last Friday, the students of the KIPP DuBois Academy, The Artists United and the I.C.A.R.E (Culture, Arts, Recreation and Edu-Tainment) came ...
Woodsen was the second African-American to earn a doctorate degree from Harvard after W.E.B. Dubois, according to Robinson. He wrote and co-authored 21 books in his career. Robinson quoted Woodsen as saying, “We have a wonderful history behind us. If you are unable to give it straight to the world ...
Troutbeck's subsequent resident was literary personality and NAACP co-founder Joel Elias Springarn — he and W.E.B. DuBois are said to have conceived the organization right in the Troutbeck library. The Springarns entertained an elite coterie of guests over the years including Theodore Roosevelt, who ...

(From left) Penn students Ramon Garcia-Gomez, Helen Fetaw, and Nathaniel Gertzman, tour the 7th Ward. They read about W. E. B. Du Bois and his research in Philadelphia as part of their African American History class. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY). Since the late 1800s, South Street in Philadelphia has ...
Though his birthday slipped quietly past Niagara Falls, as reporter Kristin Palpini, of the Berkshire Eagle in Great Barrington noted, “Native son W.E.B. DuBois, or Willy as he was known locally, finally came home Friday after a long time away. Community members attended a celebration of DuBois' 150th ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Jefferson County Board of Education approved a new facilities plan Tuesday that would consolidate Jefferson County Public Schools' two teenage parent programs, open a new early childhood center and give the W.E.B. DuBois Academy a temporary home next school year ...
That's the question on several local lawmakers lips after the Department of Education this week reversed its earlier decision to shutter the W. E. B. Dubois High School in the middle of gentrifying Crown Heights with one major rub – they want to rename the institution Aspirations Diploma Plus High School.
... publishing African American writers. A leader of the Pan-African Movement, he traveled abroad to spread awareness and shed light on the issues of colonial racism. As we approach the 150th Anniversary of his birth, we thank W.E.B. DuBois for all of his contributions that paved the way for opportunities of ...
What is one of your favorite lessons to teach? How did you come up with the idea? I love teaching on the dispute between Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois because I find it to be extraordinarily applicable to the questions that still face my students and our city today.
Anthony Monteiro, a DuBois scholar and former Temple University professor, leads the discussions at what is known as the Saturday Free School, and starting this month, the group will kick off the Year of W.E.B. DuBois, a program of public readings and symposiums around the city to celebrate the 150th ...
As the proud new principal of the W.E.B. DuBois Academy, I have enjoyed the opportunity to hold countless conversations with individuals regarding the need for, and misperceptions about, this innovative program. Research shows that if we are going to close the achievement gap, students must feel a ...
Great Barrington — “At the dawn of the 20th century [W.E.B. DuBois] was the voice that was calling to you to gather here today in this cause,” declared Roy Wilkins, leader of the NAACP, as he addressed a crowd of 250,000 gathered at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. Wilkins' remarks, part of the ...
150 years ago today, in 1868, prolific writer and civil rights activist W.E.B. DuBois was born in Massachusetts. His full name, William Edward Burghardt DuBois, was born to Mary Silvina, a descendant of slaves in the U.S., and Alfred DuBois, an immigrant from Haiti. DuBois attended Harvard University ...
They were the historic figures slighted in the textbooks of our freshly integrated schools: Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Charles Drew, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Crispus Attucks, Mary McLeod Bethune, Paul Robeson, Harriet Tubman, Paul Cuffee, Benjamin Banneker, Ida B.

As a millennial, my experience as a black woman is different from that of my parents' generation. I often sit back and consider the milestones in black history that I have been able to witness, from the election of the nation's first black president to the controversy surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement.
In 2004, Bennett received the Distinguished W.E.B. DuBois Scholarship Award of the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists. His articles, short stories and poems have been translated into many languages. Mr. Bennett was married for 52 years to former journalist Gloria Sylvester until her death in ...
Fisk University in Nashville, which counts W.E.B. DuBois and Ida B. Wells among its alumni, has endured, thanks to its legacy of high expectations, says Reavis Mitchell, a Fisk history professor. During segregation, Mitchell says, HBCUs attracted the best black students in the country. Many of those students ...
The sculpture is titled Double Consciousness, a concept and name drawn from W.E.B. Dubois's Souls of Black Folk (1903) in which Dubois wrote about the African-American identity: “It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others,” ...
While conducting research for the documentary, Washington gained new insights about women who attended historically black colleges and two prominent African-American activists— Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. DuBois. “It says something about [Booker T. Washington's] method of education and ...
(Woodson was the second African American to earn a PhD from Harvard; W.E.B. DuBois was the first.) Woodson was a brilliant academic chronicler of the African-American experience and, like DuBois, a political activist and intellectual of the first order. Woodson's motivation for the creation of a national ...
Any attempt to account for the life and work of Alain Leroy Locke (1885-1954) must necessarily confront a biographical conundrum. Often referred to as the "Dean of the Harlem Renaissance" and sometimes even the "Father" of that movement, Locke, along with W.E.B. DuBois, was placed on par with Plato and Aristotle in a ...
In the third segment Dr. Anthony Monteiro from The Year of W.E.B. DuBois joins the show to mark the 150th birthday of W.E.B. DuBois and to talk about what DuBois would think of Donald Trump's tax bill, DuBois's vision for internationalism against Western imperialism, the need to cultivate leadership from ...
When Michaux was a boy, he might find W.E.B. DuBois, Paul Robeson or Langston Hughes as guests of his father. "All of these folks came into the area for what my daddy called "poker nights" and to have intellectual conversations. With Michaux's intellectual curiosities stoked as a child, he had become ...
“W. E. B. DuBois is inextricably tied to the great intellectual legacy of Clark Atlanta University,” Johnson says. “From these very grounds he formalized the systematic study of contemporary American sociology. We are therefore morally and ethically bound to continue this work by measuring the progress of ...
“W. E. B. DuBois is inextricably tied to the great intellectual legacy of Clark Atlanta University,” Johnson says. “From these very grounds he formalized the systematic study of contemporary American sociology. We are therefore morally and ethically bound to continue this work by measuring the progress of ...
The exhibit includes local artists and was influenced by W.E.B. DuBois. Free Admission. Saturday, Feb. 24: Dr. Lonnie King Jr. leads a social justice workshop from 9-11 a.m. at Stephen Temple CPCA, 1601 E. Third St. RSVP by Feb. 22 to ajpierre@comcast.net. Space is limited with 125 seats available.
What is one of your favorite lessons to teach? How did you come up with the idea? I love teaching on the dispute between Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois because I find it to be extraordinarily applicable to the questions that still face my students and our city today.
Anthony Monteiro, a DuBois scholar and former Temple University professor, leads the discussions at what is known as the Saturday Free School, and starting this month, the group will kick off the Year of W.E.B. DuBois, a program of public readings and symposiums around the city to celebrate the 150th ...
Despite the fact the DuBois Academy is open to all males, I have continually been asked if the W.E.B. DuBois Academy is an attempt to “re-segregate” our schools. As an educator, I've always proclaimed to students, staff members, parents and community members whom I serve that there is no such thing ...
It's not my habit to read nor review short stories. They are, as it says on the tin, a tad too short. Nonetheless, I really wanted to read The Comet, which is not only considered as a sci-fi classic but also written by one of the earliest Black American sci-fi writers–W.E.B. DuBois. I wasn't disappointed. Jim is a ...
The Panel for Educational Policy (aka NYC Department of Education) has scheduled a meeting on January 24, 2018, 6:00 PM at PS 20, the Anna Silver School, located at 166 Essex Street, New York, NY, wherein the panel will vote on the consolidation of WEB DuBois Academic High School (17K489), ...
Reception opens AVA's annual Black History Exhibit, influenced by W.E. B. Dubois and showcasing the black experience in America. Participating artists are Amy Ball, Julie Bauer, Jasmine Burson, Elena Burykina, Sean Clark, Jonathan Dean, Selena Ferrer, Cecilia Gainaru, Khambrel Green, Donte Hayes, ...
He got immersed into the African-American liberation struggle, met Martin Luther King Jr. while in the US, read (and later discussed with) sociologist, pan-Africanist and human rights activist W.E.B. Dubois. Comic portrait of Kwame Nkrumah, Haile Selassie, Jomo Kenyatta and Rupiah Banda (Comic.
Earlier in the afternoon, 17-year-old Deshawn D. James was killed about 1:40 p.m. in a shooting near W.E.B. DuBois Elementary School in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to authorities. He was walking in the 13300 block of South Calumet when someone in a gray vehicle ...
It was at the home of Mary Talbert, a member who lived next door, that W.E.B. DuBois met with other national black leaders in 1905, to form the Niagara Movement, the nation's first national Civil Rights organization. It eventually became the NAACP that we know today. The Church is clearly one of the most ...
You open the book with a quote from W.E.B. DuBois about the double consciousness that comes with being black in America, then describe having to constantly code-switch as a smart, self-conscious black girl growing up in the very white, conformist California suburb of Pleasanton. How did you balance ...
The shooting happened near W.E.B. DuBois Elementary School. Police investigate a shooting Monday afternoon in the 13300 block of Calumet that critically wounded a 17-year-old boy. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times. Police investigate a shooting Monday afternoon in the 13300 block of Calumet that critically ...
She edited “Freedom” the African American publication set up by Paul Robeson and WEB DuBois. She wrote about imperialism, class inequality and women's exploitation. Subscribe to The Morning Email. Wake up to the day's most important news. Hansberry met and married fellow Communist Robert ...
Acting Superintendent Marty Pollio said the district was trying to accomplish three objectives when it started formulating the plan last year: establishing a centralized ESL Newcomer Academy, finding a home for the new W.E.B. DuBois Academy, and creating early childhood centers to better serve the ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The new W.E.B. DuBois Academy would be located at the Gheens Academy near Male High School under a proposal presented Monday by acting Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio. That's one piece of an updated facilities plan Pollio brought before ...
That's the question on several local lawmakers lips after the Department of Education this week reversed its earlier decision to shutter the W. E. B. Dubois High School in the middle of gentrifying Crown Heights with one major rub – they want to rename the institution Aspirations Diploma Plus High School.
... publishing African American writers. A leader of the Pan-African Movement, he traveled abroad to spread awareness and shed light on the issues of colonial racism. As we approach the 150th Anniversary of his birth, we thank W.E.B. DuBois for all of his contributions that paved the way for opportunities of ...
Do you think that having a program such as W.E.B DuBois Academy; aimed to close the achievement gap between minorities and their Caucasian peers is segregation? Prior to the Civil Rights Act, segregation was forced upon students, both black and white. W.E.B. DuBois Academy cannot truly cause ...
—Frederick Douglass. EUR BIRTHDAYS. Dec. 22: Actress BernNadette Stanis (”Good Times”) is 64. Rapper Luther Campbell (2 Live Crew) is 57. Singer Jordin Sparks (”American Idol”) is 28. BLACK HISTORY. Dec. 22, 1943: W.E.B. DuBois was the first African American elected to the National Institute of ...
Mayor Bill de Blasio said last night he shares concerns about the closing of the W.E.B. DuBois High School in Crown Heights and will look further into keeping it open. De Blasio spoke on the issue last night at his 50th Town Hall throughout the city, this one that City Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo (D-Fort ...
The college is, arguably, the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, because it was there that the precursor to the NAACP, the Niagara Movement led by Dr. W.E.B. DuBois, held a national conference in 1906. DuBois returned to the Storer campus in 1932 with the intention of installing a plaque to ...
They arrived about 15 minutes late to face about a hundred black Crown Heights parents, students, community activists and Assembly Member Walter T. Mosley, to tell them with a scowl on their face that their gym-less W.E. B. DuBois school was being shuttered and all the kids were being transferred to ...


 

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