Gallery view

1952 June 26

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

Negro candidates

New York (N.Y.) - Commenting on recent resolutions recently passed by the Progressive National Party Committee to Elect Negroes to public office, and insisting that "what Negroes ask is equality, not superiority."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 June 26

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

Draft statement on Negro representation

New York (N.Y.) - Arguing that "the election of Negroes" to public offices is "essential for the welfare and peace" of the nation and establishing four "fundamental principles" by which African American posts may be secured at the municipal, state, and national levels. See mums312-b138-050 for later version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 5

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

Statement on Negro representation

New York (N.Y.) - Arguing that "the election of Negroes" to public offices is "essential for the welfare and peace" of the nation, and adopted unanimously by the Progressive Party National Committee to Elect Negroes to Public Office. See mums312-b138-i049 for earlier draft.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers