Social Reform

See The Hull House

  • Civil Rights campaign
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored people (NAACP)
    • Led by W. E. B. Du Bois, Jane Addams, John Dewey
    • black equality
  • Booker T. Washington
    • believed blacks should accept segregation
    • focus on self-help and self-improvement
  • W. E. B. Du Bois says no
    • racism had gotten out of hand
  • Niagara Movement
    • right to vote
    • segregation abolished
    • barriers removed
  • Crisis
    • magazine, edited by Du Bois
    • reported and protested lynchings, riots, abuses
  • National Urban League
    • improved economic and social conditions of blacks in cities
    • pressured employers to hire blacks
    • distributed lists of available jobs and housing
    • developed social programs
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