Noun. 1. W. E. B. Du Bois – United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans (1868-1963) Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois. Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection.
Correspondingly, what was WEB Du Bois famous for?
In 1895, he became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Du Bois wrote extensively and was the best known spokesperson for African-American rights during the first half of the 20th century. He co-founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.) in 1909.