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1953 Nov. 17

Council on African Affairs

The Council on African Affairs answers Attorney General Brownell

New York (N.Y.) - Written in response to the attack on the Council on African Affairs by Attorney General Herbert Brownell; clarifies the purpose of the council and its concerns regarding the peoples of Africa; lists examples of the council's service; provides testimonials to refute the false charges; takes a strong stance against the McCarran Law.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 26

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Council plans for addressing the threatening political situation in South Africa involving the Malan-Nationalist victory.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr.

American Committee on Africa

Circular letter from American Committee on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed John Gunther and Rt. Rev. James A. Pike; emphatically denouncing the recent Sharpeville Massacre and seeking readers' support of efforts to aid its victims and prevent its recurrence; "Americans cannot afford to remain silent or ungenerous at this vital moment in African and world history."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Sept. 24

American Committee on Africa

Circular letter from American Committee on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Urging Americans to "face the problems of segregation in South Africa" and asking for donations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Feb. 1

Action for South Africa

Letter from Action for South Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing that Action for South Africa has established permanent facilities; discusses the situation in South Africa; urges members to inform the public of events in South Africa and to elicit support for direct action against Apartheid.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 June 18

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Template letter addressed to Mr. X regarding the petition against the Council on African Affairs; asking for help in defending the right of the organization exist and do work; asking for support and monetary donations for legal fees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers