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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Two years later she wrote a biography of Paul Robeson followed quickly by a profile of Frederick Douglass. Graham also became one of the founders of the Progressive Party.
Former Vice President Henry Wallace consulted her among others before deciding to run for president under its banner. She had become, according to one historian, the living symbol of left-wing activism among African American women.
Shirley Graham and W. They became close political associates in the late s partly because their beliefs and causes had aligned. On February 27, , fifty-four year old Shirley Graham and eighty-four year old W.
Race Woman: The Lives of Shirley Graham Du Bois
For the next decade, the famous couple fought a number of legal battles against the United States government due to his alleged connection to the Communist Party. In , they both renounced their U. Du Bois died in Accra two years later. They divorced in In , Graham moved to Paris, France , to study music composition at the Sorbonne.
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She thought that this education might allow her to achieve better employment and be able to better support her children. Meeting Africans and Afro-Caribbean people in Paris introduced her to new music and cultures. In , Graham entered Oberlin College as an advanced student and, after earning her B. Roosevelt 's Works Progress Administration.
She wrote musical scores, directed, and did additional associated work. In , she married W.
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Du Bois , the second marriage for both. She was 54 years old; he was They later emigrated to Ghana , where they received citizenship in and he died in Her surviving son David Graham Du Bois accompanied her and worked as a journalist. She died as Tanzanian. She had moved from Ghana to Tanzania after Ghanaian president, Kwame Nkrumah , was overthrown on 24 February , and became close to Tanzanian president, Julius Nyerere , and acquired Tanzanian citizenship.