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ggplot2 meets W. E. B. Du Bois

Data visualization: the rendering of information in a visual format to help communicate data while also generating new patterns and knowledge through the act of visualization itself. — Battle-Baptiste and Rusert (2018) In my life as a statistician, I’ve been meaning to write something about W. E. B. Du Bois for the last few years, and I’m just now getting around to it. Well, I haven’t completely gotten around to it and will write more about this in the future.