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Considering the readings (especially Ch. 1) and the online materials below, discuss the following. 

  • What do you think W.E.B. Du Bois meant by “life within the Veil”? How and why do sociologists use critical thinking and socially-engaged scholarship in their work? Use concrete examples from the work and experiences of Du Bois, Jane Addams or other sociologists.

Article (W.E.B. Du Bois’s Infographics @ 1900 Paris Exposition): https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/first-time-together-and-color-book-displays-web-du-bois-visionary-infographics-180970826/ (Links to an external site.)

Additional sources on Jane Addams
https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/jane-addams

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