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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

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 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

1946 Apr.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 4

New York (N.Y.) - April issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on its famine relief campaign, race discrimination in South Africa, Nigerian government press regulations, a report from Liberia, news notes, and reprint of the resolution unanimously adopted at the April 1946 Peace Conference in Washington, D.C.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 10

New York (N.Y.) - October issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on labor strikes in South Africa, the United Nations' trusteeship council, racial discrimination in Cape Town, and other news.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Apr. 24

Council on African Affairs

In response to the petition against the Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Immediate news release given by Paul Robeson, chairman of Council on African Affairs; vehemently against the McCarran Act; commenting on the job of the council and regards the petition against the council as an attack meant to frighten those Americans who are critical of the U.S. policies in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers