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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

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 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

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

1946 Dec.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 11

New York (N.Y.) - December issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on the United Nations' approval of the Indian government's resolution; citing from Paul Robeson's letter to the U.S. Delegation, and other news items.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers