W. E. B. Du Bois
Paris Exhibition of 1900
Grand Palais, Petit Palais, Paris Métro in Paris, France
Du Bois was primary organizer of The Exhibit of American Negroes at the Exposition Universelle held in Paris between April and November 1900, for which he put together a series of 363 photographs aiming to commemorate the lives of African Americans at the turn of the century and challenge the racist caricatures and stereotypes of the day.