Shirley Graham Du Bois


Shirley Graham Du Bois born Evansville, IN November 11, 1896 (d. 1977). African-American/Cherokee musician; playwright; biographer; peace activist; Communist; exiled to Ghana, 1961; promoted African unity.


"In this great crisis of the world's history. . . we look forward to Peace and backward to War." (Her delivery of speech of W.E.B. Du Bois, Accra, Dec. 12, 1958; photo findagrave)