Debate Post Favoring W.E.B. Du Bois over Booker T. Washington

You have been divided into two groups. Group A will support Booker T. Washington’s position. Group B will support W. E. B. Du Bois’s position. To participate in the debate, you need to research both positions. The required work will help you. Who will you be in the debate? Your character does not have to be an actual historical figure. You can be, for example, a domestic servant or a sharecropper. Just make sure that you ground your analysis in academic sources and you demonstrate you have done all the required work by integrating it into your debate positions. Stay in character for your responses because each response is part of the debating.

Group B: Your last name begins with N-Z. I need to support W.E.B. Du Bois.

The initial post will be at least 300 words. You are then required to continue the debate by posting responses to the arguments of the opposing group. Typical references required. At least two responses must be at least 200 words. You are encouraged to post more than this. Your two best responses will be graded. Whatever you write should be in character. Be creative! Remember that everything you argue, although in character, must be grounded in academic research and must demonstrate you have done the required work.

Helpful links (top 3 are mentioned in instructions in forum):

https://www.c-span.org/video/?321185-1/life-legacy-booker-t-washington

https://www.c-span.org/video/?405866-1/discussion-philosophy-web-du-bois

https://www.learner.org/series/biographyofamerica/prog19/feature/index.html

https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy1.apus.edu/docv…

https://search-credoreference-com.ezproxy1.apus.ed…

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As a domestic servant, I support W.E.B. Du Bois who as an intellectual and a Harvard graduate and a known sociologist. He put in place many strategies on movements that would help liberate the blacks. He drew a framework that would…
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