W.E.B. DuBois was a co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) toured Nazi Germany before the war at Nazi expense and reportedly said that America was worse than Nazi Germany, even though they were already sending Jews to concentration camps for several years before he made the tour of Nazi Germany.
DuBois was a Black Nationalist/Pan-Africanist and the most famous civil rights leader of the first half of the 20th century. The source of this article that appeared in an American German-language newspaper in 1937 is embedded below.
See copy of the original Article in German at link below
DuBois eventually joined the Communist Party after the defeat of the Nazis and moved to Liberia, where he died.
This is the two-page English translation of the article about W.E.B. DuBois and his tour of Nazi Germany. Dubois reportedly said that the treatment of the Jews was not comparable to the worse treatment of the negroes in America. Dubois and the Nazis were looking for support of each other in their respective causes.