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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

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

1949 Apr. 25

Severinghaus, Whitman J.

Letter from Whitman J. Severinghaus to W. E. B. Du Bois

Johannesburg (South Africa) - Mentioning that he had been covering news on South Africa for the "Institute of Current World Affairs," that he would like to know Du Bois's point of view, and explaining an enclosed questionnaire.

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

1946 Nov. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Major Roberts

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to him at the Chicago Defender; describing and explaining the reasons behind the Union of South Africa's unfitness to rule and past abominations; suggesting that the proposed annexation "is a blow in the face of the ideals for colonies laid down in the Charter of the United Nations.

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 June 10

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

Pan-Africa

South Africa - Printed in People's Voice. This installment of Du Bois' column discusses the South African Government and British Policy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1910 Feb. 25

Hoggan, Frances

Letter from Frances Hoggan to W. E. B. Du Bois

South Africa - Reminding Du Bois she is still in South Africa and describing some of her experiences on her trip as well as her observations of the native population. She also apologizes that she will not be able to come to Atlanta for his Council.

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