Gallery view

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

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 Nov. 7

Council on African Affairs

Denying communist-front charges

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing the petition filed against the Council on African Affairs by the United States; reviews the council's goals concerning peace; quotes by Dr. Alpheus Hunton containing his thoughts on the potential outcome of the trial.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Reverend E. Mdolomba

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting "the organization and regular meetings of the natives" as the only probable solution to the "South African situation" -- "only in this way can you accomplish your freedom" -- encouraging him to "speak out frankly and fearlessly" and spread news of the situation to "the newspapers of England, America, and the Continent"; generally encouraging his efforts, and ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Feb.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 9, number 2

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring an article on imperial force used against Africans, the appearance of the African Labor leader at United Nations protests, and an "in the life" piece on what it is like for "a Black man in South Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Jan.

Nation Associates (New York, N.Y.)

Assorted news clippings

New York (N.Y.) - A "Nation" feature on race relations in South Africa, glued beside a Bloomington, Ill. publication's coverage of W. E. B. Du bois's impending address at an Open Forum in that city.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 10

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Telegram from Walter White to Jan Smuts

New York (N.Y.) - Telegram from Walter White inviting Smuts to a debate with W. E. B. Du Bois on the "relations between whites and natives in south Africa and the future of Africa in its relation to European nations."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 21

New York Times Company

8 lands back India on African issues China and Soviet Bloc lead fight against race laws--Smuts bars interference

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing and analyzing China and Russia's "'family fight' to back India's charges of race discrimination against the Union of South Africa," lodged at the United Nations General Assembly session at Lake Success, N.Y.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Apr. 6

Liberation Committee for Africa (New York, N.Y.)

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a campaign to back 25 African nations' protest against "the racist government of South Africa" and describing the specific actions taken by Committee members Daniel H. Watts, Francis T. P. Plimpton, and Richard Gibson. See also mums312-b153-i343, i344.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers