What If W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Rapper?
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What If W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Rapper?

Twitter users created raps reflecting the legact of W.E.B. Du Bois

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What If W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Rapper?
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Twitter User, @ClintSmithIII started a hashtag #DuBoisBars encouraging other Twitter users to create short lines about the legacy of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois. It caught flame and I wanted to share my favorite tweets about an influential man. As a fan of hip hop I lost my mind reading through the following creative lines...

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We close out with one of my favorite bars.

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And so we thank you W.E.B. Du Bois for all your contributions, showing Black Folk how to start a revolution.

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Chardé, out!


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