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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

1946

Council on African Affairs

8 Million Demand Freedom! What about it, Gen. Smuts?

New York (N.Y.) - Describing labor conditions in South Africa; illuminating the economic degradation resulting from British imperialism in said region; citing statistics on wages, discriminatory policy, and segregation, and urging worldwide solidarity and support in the fight against colonial oppression. Back cover attributes publication to the Council on African Affairs and lists Counci... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 July

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 8, number 7

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring news on "Truman's Bold New Program," "Things..Happening in the Union of South Africa," other recent and relevant stories, and a message from Chairman Paul Robeson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 June

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 6, number 6

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including: a lend-lease agreement between the United States and South Africa, a delegation of Basuto people planning to attend the United Nations to bring England's violation of a protection agreement, a visit to the United States by Dr. Nmamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria, Indian-South African relations, a meeting of the United Na... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 1

New York (N.Y.) - January issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on its famine relief campaign, United Nations intervention in South Africa, editorial, news notes, and a "review of most important events in African affairs during 1945."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Oct.

Matthews, Z. K. (Zachariah Keodirelang), 1901-1968

Testimony made in defense of the Council on African Affairs

Alice (South Africa) - Matthews writes in praise of the Council on African Affairs; expresses hope that freedom of thought will prevail and that the council will remain intact.

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

1947 Oct.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 6, number 9

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including United Nations and South Africa, Jan Christiaan Smuts, and labor unrest in Kenya.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa Vol. 6, No. 10

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including: power of colonial powers at the United Nations, a railway worker strike in French West Africa, Belgian colonial policy, .

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 9

New York (N.Y.) - September issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on labor strikes in South Africa, F.D.R.'s assessment of the colonial system, the Gold Coast's legislative council, and other news items.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers