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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

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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 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

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

1947 Sept.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 6, number 8

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including the United Nations and non-self governing territories, educational and health services in the British colonies, a report from South Africa to the United Nations, and the Nigerian delegation turned away at colonial office.

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

1949 Sept.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 8, number 8

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring news on draught and starvation in South Africa, Ugandan appeals to the United Nations, W. E. B. Du Bois's August 8 testimony against the Congressional Military Assistance Bill (see also mums312-b124-i109), and other recent and relevant stories.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 May

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 6, number 5

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including: French colonial holdings, a statement by M. Leopold Sedar Senghor of Senegal, a revolt in Madagascar, segregation in South Africa, a rally in support of Paul Robeson on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Council on African Affairs, imperial expansion by England, and attacks of Madagascar nationalists ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers