W. E. B. Du Bois
Legacy Project


Du Bois Resources


Phylon: The Clark Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture
Volume 51 (1)


  To order copies of Phylon, contact Dr. Obie Clayton

AUC Woodruff Library, electronic copy vol. 51, no 1


Editor’s Comments:                                                                                                                                                iii

Obie Clayton, Editor, Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice                        

President’s Comments: Carlton E. Brown, Clark Atlanta University President                                              iv

Special Issue Editor’s Introduction:                                                                                                                    vi

Stephanie Y. Evans, Guest Editor, Chair, Department of African  American Studies, Africana Women’s Studies and History                                                     

Managing Editor’s Introduction: Sheila Flemming-Hunter, Managing Editor                                           viii

Du Boisian Ideas

Fractal Complexity of the Education of Black People: Ten Critiques, 1906-1960                                                        1

        Carley M. Shinault, Howard University

His Deep and Abiding Love: Du Bois, Gender Politics, and Black Studies                                              18

         Nagueyalti Warren, Emory University

A Consideration of African American Christianity as a Manifestation                                                      30

        of Du Bosnian Double Consciousness                                                                                       

        Shirley Waters-White, Clark Atlanta University

Embracing Philosophy: On Du Bois' “The Individual and Social Conscience”                                       42

         Robert W. Williams, Bennett College

Hypocrisy in the Life of W.E.B. Du Bois: Reconstructing Selective Memory                                           57

         Bonnyeclaire Smith-Stewart, Clark Atlanta University

Du Bois and Historical Figures

The First Fissure: The Du Bois-Washington Relationship from 1898-1899                                                76

         Thomas Aiello, Valdosta State University

The Transubstantiation of Andrew Johnson: White Epistemic Failure                                                      88

        in Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction

         Lisa J. McLeod, Guilford College

High Hope and Fixed Purpose: Frederick Douglass and the Talented                                                       102

        Tenth on the American Plantation                                                                                       

        La’Neice Littleton, Clark Atlanta University

Global Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois’ Search for Democracy in China: The Double Consciousness                                                         115

         of a Black Radical Democrat                                                                                                

        Bernard Bell, Pennsylvania State University

Reading Du Bois on East Africa: Epistemological Implications of Apartheid                                                             128

        Constructions of Knowledge                                                                                                

        Jesse Benjamin, Kennesaw State University

W.E.B. Bu Bois’ Transnationalism: Building a Collective Identity among                                                145

        the American Negro and the Asian Indian                                                                        

         Andrea Slater, University of California-Irvine

Methodological Matters in the Study of Africa: An Appreciation of                                                                              158

        W.E.B. Du Bois’ Africanist Scholarship                                                                                      

        Hashim Gibrill, Clark Atlanta University

 Dr. John Hope (1868-1936) 
Mrs. Lugenia Burns Hope (1871-1947)

 Click Here for 1936 Commemorative Atlanta University Bulletin


AWH Brochure

CAU Fall 2013
Applicaion Deadline:
April 1, 2013

CAU Office of Admissions

Friday, February 21, 2014      ~      11:00 am -12:00 pm
Thomas Cole Research Center Auditorium
Department Chair Research Panel

  • Dr. Kurt Young, Political Science
  • Dr. Jesse Mason, Psychology
  • Dr. Kandace Harris, Mass Media Arts
  • Dr. Obie Clayton, Sociology   * Meet Dr. Clayton
  • Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, AWH Department and Panel Chair

In January 2012, Clark Atlanta University launched the W. E. B. Du Bois Legacy Project with a year-long major works reading seminar. As the 40 online videos demonstrate, our CAU Du Bois Seminars built on decades of campus panels and meetings honoring Dr. Du Bois’s 23 years of scholarly leadership. In February 2013 CAU commemorated the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Du Bois’s passing by hosting the largest international gathering of Du Boisian scholars to date. On Friday, February 21, 2014, Dr. Stephanie Evans will be joined by four distinguished CAU department chairs to discuss their research agendas and the Du Bois legacy of scholar-activism. Dr. Kurt Young, Dr. Jesse Mason, Dr. Kandace Harris, and Dr. Obie Clayton will discuss their research in political science, psychology, mass media arts, and sociology in ways that illuminate how the Du Bois legacy is moving forward on the campus of CAU. Each chair will include their individual research expertise, but also share their work as administrative leaders of academic units committed to advancing human and civil rights, social justice, and self-determination. As incoming chair of the Department of Sociology, Dr. Clayton will offer extended remarks about the future of the field at Clark Atlanta University, which is the home of Du Bois’s legacy in that area of study.

Fall 2013
W. E. B. Du Bois Graduate Seminar w/Dr. Evans
Tuesdays, 4:30-7:00pm
Course Syllabus & Reading List Click Here

UMass Special Collections

Article on Du Bois in Atlanta

CREDO Digital Collection

WEB Du Bois.org

Du Bois web.org

Du Bois-Online.org

Library of Congress

The Crisis