What was the essence of WEB Du Bois's message?

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The essence of Du Bois's message was that African Americans deserved to be treated as the equals of white Americans.  He developed this message in opposition to that of Booker T. Washington, who argued that blacks should accept a subordinate status for the time being.  Du Bois believed that it...

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The essence of Du Bois's message was that African Americans deserved to be treated as the equals of white Americans.  He developed this message in opposition to that of Booker T. Washington, who argued that blacks should accept a subordinate status for the time being.  Du Bois believed that it was necessary for African Americans to have full civil rights and to have them in a timely manner.  He then believed that a "talented tenth" of the race would be able to pull the rest up with them to the point where true equality would be achieved.

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