1 Article by: Denise Lynn

Denise Lynn is an associate professor of history at the University of Southern Indiana.

When W. E. B. Du Bois Went to the Masses

In 1952, W. E. B. Du Bois began teaching at the Jefferson School of Social Science, an institution of the Communist Party devoted to worker education. The school gave him the opportunity to combine Marxist theory with pan-Africanism and support global anti-racist and anti-colonial struggles.