Du Bois, W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt)

 (1868–1963) American political activist and civil rights leader.

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  • Du Bois, W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) — Du Bois (do͞o boisʹ), W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt). 1868 1963. American civil rights leader who cofounded the NAACP, edited journals, such as Crisis (1910 1932), and wrote books, including Color and Democracy (1945), that promoted the concerns… …   Universalium

  • Du Bois, W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) — (23 feb. 1868, Great Barrington, Mass., EE.UU.–27 ago. 1963, Accra, Ghana). Sociólogo estadounidense y dirigente de derechos civiles. Se doctoró en la Universidad de Harvard en 1895. Dos años después aceptó un puesto de profesor en la Universidad …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • bois — (as used in expressions) Boulogne, bois de coureur de bois Du Bois, W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) François du Bois …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Du Bois — [do͞o bois′] W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) 1868 1963; U.S. historian, educator, & civil rights leader …   English World dictionary

  • Du Bois — W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) Du Bois …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Du Bois — [[t]du ˈbɔɪs[/t]] n. big W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt), 1868–1963, U.S. educator and writer …   From formal English to slang

  • Edward — (as used in expressions) Abbey, Edward Acheson, Edward Goodrich Acton (de Aldenham), John Emerich Edward Dahlberg Acton, 1 barón Albee, Edward (Franklin) Edward Teach Bax, Sir Arnold (Edward Trevor) Bellamy, Edward Bernays, Edward L. Charles… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • William — (as used in expressions) William Alexander Abbott Aberhart, William George William Russell Amis, Sir Kingsley (William) Ashley, William Henry Ashton, Sir Frederick (William Mallandaine) Barkley, Alben W(illiam) Bartram, William William Allen… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Du — (as used in expressions) Du Bois, W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt) Du Buat, Pierre Louis Georges Du Fu Du Mont, Allen B(alcom) Du Fay …   Enciclopedia Universal

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