August Stangl

Shirley Chisholm

Comparing Shirley Chisholm and W.E.B. Du Bois: Changing America


In this essay, we will analyze the politics of W.E.B. Du Bois, and how they influenced that of Shirley Chisholm. Du Bois was an American writer and sociologist who was indispensable to the civil rights movement, co-founding both the NAACP and the Niagara Movement.