Watch LIVE

W.E.B Du Bois lived his final years in Ghana as a privileged aristocrat


Controversial civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois, who co-founded the NAACP and vehemently opposed the conciliatory policies of black leaders like Booker T. Washington, lived his final years in Ghana after fleeing the U.S. during the Joseph-McCarthy-led crackdown on American Communists.

During these final years, Du Bois observed and commented from afar on this rise of Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X as the new faces of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

To see more from Glenn, visit his channel on TheBlaze and watch full episodes of “Glenn” live weekdays 5–6pm ET or anytime on-demand at TheBlaze TV.

Most recent
All Articles