D Encyclopaedia Africana February 23, 2021 DAISY BATES

After the success of the Little Rock Nine, Bates continued to work on improving the status of Black people in the South. Her influential work with school integration brought her national recognition. In 1962, she published her memoirs, The Long Shadow of Little Rock. Eventually, the book would win an American Book Award.

Encyclopaedia Africana W September 11, 2020 W.E.B. DUBOIS

“Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.”

Encyclopaedia Africana P September 3, 2020 PAUL ROBESON

I do have increased respect for Paul Robeson who, over the span of twenty years, sacrificed himself, his career and the wealth and comfort he once enjoyed because, I believe, he was sincerely trying to help his people.

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