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W. E. B. Du Bois

Du Bois and several other African-American civil rights activists met in Canada

1905
Niagara Falls, Canada

In 1905, Du Bois and several other African-American civil rights activists – including Fredrick L. McGhee, Jesse Max Barber and William Monroe Trotter – met in Canada, near Niagara Falls.There they wrote a declaration of principles opposing the Atlanta Compromise, and incorporated as the Niagara Movement in 1906.


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