In 1896 he was invited by the University of Pennsylvania to conduct a study of the seventh ward in Philadelphia. Thereafter an estimated 835 hours of door-to-door interviews in 2,500 households, Du Bois completed the monumental study, The Philadelphia Negro (1899). The Philadelphia study was both highly empirical and hortatory, a combination that prefigured much of the politically engaged scholarship that Du Bois pursued in the years that followed and that reflected the two main strands of his intellectual engagement during this formative period: the scientific study of the so-called Negro Prob
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The council had been organized in London in the late 1930s by Max Yergan and Paul Robeson to push decolonization and to educate the general public
He resigned in 1934, but later returned to the NAACP as director of special research from 1944 to 1948.
There, too, he published his most important historical work, Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880 (1935), and Dusk of Dawn: An Essay toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept (1940), his most engaging and poignant autobiographical essay since Souls of Black Folk.
During the campaign, on 25 August 1950, the officers of the During the campaign, on 25 August 1950, the officers of the Peace Information Center were directed to register as "agents of a foreign principal" under terms of the Foreign Peace Information Center were directed to register as "agents of a foreign principal" under terms of the Foreign Agents Registration Act of