Awards & Winners

Shirley Graham Du Bois

Date of Birth 11-November-1896
Place of Birth United States of America
(Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, Lacks Family Cemetery )
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Shirley Graham
Profession Composer, Musician, Writer
Shirley Graham Du Bois was an American award-winning author, playwright, composer, and activist for African-American and other causes. In later life she married the noted thinker, writer, and activist W. E. B. Du Bois. With him, she became a citizen of Ghana in 1961 after they emigrated there. She won the Messner and the Anisfield-Wolf prizes for her works.

Awards by Shirley Graham Du Bois

Check all the awards nominated and won by Shirley Graham Du Bois.


Nominations 1976 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Coretta Scott King Award for Authors Julius K. Nyerere


Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Honored for : Your Most Humble Servant