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

1929 Feb.

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

The Socialist Party and the Negro

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech given to the Rand School on how the Socialist party in the Untied States failed to recognize African Americans as an important part of the labor force.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 8

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

The re-arming of Germany

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech given at St. Nicholas Arena talking about the plight of the German people after two world wars, a comparison of the persecution of the Jews during World War Two and African Americans in the United States and peace in Europe as a step towards world peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 8

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

The re-arming of Germany

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech given at St. Nicholas Arena talking about the plight of the German people after two world wars, a comparison of the persecution of the Jews during World War Two and African Americans in the United States and peace in Europe as a step towards world peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Apr. 24

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

Africa and Afro-America

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given to the Council on African Affairs' Working Conference in Support of African Liberation concerning United States foreign relations with Africa, conditions in Africa, and colonialism and colonization in Africa and worldwide.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Feb. 19

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

The American Negro

New York (N.Y.) - In an address at Carnegie Hall marking Negro History Week Du Bois speaks to the "cruel dilemma" of African Americans. African Americans have made marked gains in civil rights so that they are "standing at the crossroads where we are emerging from serfdom into the twilight of freedom" and are presented with the possibility of embracing the "so-called American way of li... more

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

1954 Feb. 4

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

The future of the American Negro [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given at the Jefferson School in New York concerning the history and future of the "American Negro," including Reconstruction. Argues that the future of the "American Negro" "depends upon planned economy, the development of art and literature, and an understanding of socialism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Feb. 4

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

The future of the American Negro

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given at the Jefferson School in New York concerning the history and future of the "American Negro," including Reconstruction. Argues that the future of the "American Negro" "depends upon planned economy, the development of art and literature, and an understanding of socialism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Feb. 12

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

The Negro in American life

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech to the Social Service Employees Union on the importance of labor and its relationship to the quality of life. Acknowledgments to the employees union for their work on ending discrimination in the workforce.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers