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Wordless Wednesday: DuBois at Nineteen

September 30th, 2008 by Ajuan Mance


(Photo Source: W.E.B. DuBois Library, U Mass Amherst)

Posted by Ajuan Mance

Posted in Academia, African Americans, Black History, Black Students, race, W.E.B. DuBois

10 Responses

  1. SjP

    Man! W.E. was clean as the board of health back in the day! Great pic, happy WW!

  2. Hootin' Anni

    My W W is posted…a bucking time! If you haven’t stopped by to visit yet, come on over!!!

  3. Villager

    Happy WW! I’ve enjoyed your posts and photos of WEB. Well done!

    Thanx for your earlier visit! I invite your blog readers to see why Jenny Craig is a multi-millionaire on my WW-post this week. I gotta go do some sit-ups…

    peace, Villager

  4. DNLee

    he was dapper, even as a teen.

  5. Clnmike

    Lol, with a head full of hair.

  6. hagar's daughter

    DuBois’ granddaughter was my college psychology prof & advisor.

    Happy WW

  7. Jim

    He was a very good dresser! And handsome! Thanks for you visit and nice comment about Amber (cat). Happy WW!

  8. invisiblewoman


  9. Ajuan Mance

    I love the early photos of DuBois. So many of the pictures of him that I saw growing up depicted DuBois as the elder statesman of Black liberation, with the Van Dyke beard, usually in profile.

    These early pictures just make him seem so much more real to me (for lack of a better word). Bet he was one of the best dressed men at Fisk!

  10. pete

    Wow, quite a change from then to the previous photo you posted.

    Love your site. Keep it up. Thanks for your visit. 🙂

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