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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

1952 Nov. 30

United Citizens' Committee for Solidarity with South African Resistance (New York, N.Y.)

Salute to South Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Calling the whole Harlem Community, and all "friends of African Freedom and American Democracy" to a November 30 salute to South Africa and describing some details of the event.

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

1928 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alice Werner

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to Werner's letter of September 16, concerns situation in South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, and W. A. Hunton to United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Providing a petition against the British Government's decision to exile Seretse Khama and his wife from South Africa and not allowing him to rule the Bamangwato people.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 5

Fletcher, Angus

Letter from Angus Fletcher to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning England's relationship to South Africa.

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

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