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W.E.B. Du Bois
Educator, Civil Rights Activist, Journalist / 1868 - 1963
W.E.B. Du Bois was one of the most important African-American activists during the first half of the 20th century. He co-founded the NAACP and supported Pan-Africanism.
Educator, Activist, Journalist / 1880 - 1968
American educator Helen Keller overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians, as well as co-founder of the ACLU.
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