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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

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

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

1953 July 23

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to Herman Santa Cruz

New York (N.Y.) - Reviews the function of the Council of African Affairs; voices concern of policies in South Africa; requesting permission to present additional oral testimonies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 July 23

Council on African Affairs

Memorandum on government policy and practices of racial discrimination and oppression in the Union of South Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Appealing to the United Nations to stop the oppression of non-white people in South Africa; seeking international peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Dec.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 2, number 5

New York (N.Y.) - The Council's December Bulletin, featuring pieces on the "Charter for a New World Order of Freedom," "Negro Leaders" demanding an end to imperialism, an address recently given by Max Yergan, and an editorial by editor W. A. Hunton, among other news items.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 July 27

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Letter from Dr. Alphaeus Hunton to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentions the Memorandum sent by the Council on African Affairs to the United Nations Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa; asks W. E. B. Du Bois to testify on behalf of the council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Aug.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 2, number 1

New York (N.Y.) - The Council's August Bulletin, featuring news on: the United Nations' "Victory in Africa," pressures put on colonial offices, purported abolishment of the "color bar," an editorial by editor W. A. Hunton, and review of Albert Q. Maisel's "Africa: Facts and Forecasts."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers