It’s February 23, and civil rights pioneer W.E.B. DuBois was born on this date in 1868. He was the first African-American to earn a doctorate from Harvard and later became one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, but those were just two of his many accomplishments. It is fitting that he was born during what is now Black History Month. If you are interested in learning more about W.E.B. DuBois and other prominent African-Americans, consider our African-American Studies course. It is one of the hundreds of accredited high school courses we are happy to offer our students. It is also important to note that American School is proud to welcome students of all races to our accredited middle school program, accredited high school program or independent study program. We do not discriminate on the basis of race and gender and are happy to serve anyone who might be interested.