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1895

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

The aim and method of religious work in college

Hand-written draft of unpublished article discussing religiousness with the lack of religion at Wilberforce University; discusses the importance of doing religious work while in college and the empathy it creates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 July 10

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

Dr. Du Bois on Negro America

United States - Typed draft of an article published in the New York Sunday Compass. This article reports on the current state of racial inequality in the United States. Topics include the disenfranchisement of African Americans in the South, income inequality, segregation in education, the complacency of Christian churches in racial discrimination, and segregation in public accommodation and civil r... more

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1946 Sept.

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

A crisis at Fisk

Typed draft of article published in the Nation, concerning Fisk University and "Negro education."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Oct. 2

Black Dispatch Publishing Company (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

Smearing Fisk University

Oklahoma City (Okla.) - Copy of an editorial by Roscoe Dunjee on Lee Lorch's testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee; praising Lorch's courage and values; and hoping to garner support on his behalf.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Mar. 2

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

As the crow flies

United States - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column features "The New York Times," "McCrorey," "In Darkest Mississippi," and "A Student writes from California."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1900

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

The Negro problem

A handwritten draft of an article exploring the "condition in which the Negro people of the U.S. find themselves at the beginning of the 20th century." The four pressing problems that Du Bois defines are racial disparities in health, the need to establish and protect the family and home life, the need to increase business training, and the need to check sexual immora... more

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1933 July

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

Liberia, the league and the United States

Liberia - Typed draft of article published in Foreign Affairs, discussing industry, policy, and government in Liberia, as well as her relations with the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

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

The American Negro

Rough draft of prospective reference entry thoroughly describing the "American Negro's" "origin, growth and physique"; "problems of social contact"; and "social and spiritual development." Prepared for the 14th edition of the "Encyclopaedia Britannica," but not used. See also mums312-b1229-i029, i031, i033.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Jan. 4

Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939

The Renunciation of Dr. W. E. B. DuBois, Part II

Washington (D.C.) - Critique of Du Bois's renunciation and idealism: "Dr. DuBois steps down from his lofty pedestal of human rights and race equality and puts his reliance in a dubious political-economic experiment. Negro autarchy or political, industrial, or economic autonomy in the midst of an arrogant overpowering democracy is not only unfeasibly but unthinkable." Lambastes Du Bois's ... more

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1961

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

Negro history, 800-1961

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the history of "the Negro" starting from 800 through the "rape of Africa to establish slave labor in America;" discusses socialism and communism and their effect on "the American Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers