“W. E. B. Du Bois and his Atlanta School of Sociology pioneered scientific sociology in the United States.”– Dr. Aldon Morris
I had the good fortune to see Dr. Morris give a version of this talk a few years ago, and it is one of my favorites. If you haven’t seen it before, take a few minutes today and check it out.
Also, go check out the #DuBoisChallenge on Twitter! Data visualization nerds are re-making Du Bois’ pioneering charts and graphs on race and inequality in the United States.Evan Stewart is an assistant professor of sociology at University of Massachusetts Boston. You can follow him on Twitter.