W. E. B. Du Bois Directory

The W. E. B. Du Bois Directory is being developed as a comprehensive and expanding collection of materials and information by and about scholar, teacher, and activist W. E. B. Du Bois. It will provide materials about Du Bois; copies of, or links to, books and articles written by Du Bois; lists of, and links to, monuments, places, and events honoring Du Bois; and links to research and educational centers.

Du Bois – How to Spell It, How to Say It

Du Bois is spelled with a capital B and a space between the u and the B.

Du Bois himself explained the correct pronunciation: “ My name is pronounced in the clear English fashion: Du with u as in Sue; Bois, as oi in voice. The accent is on the second syllable.”