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1935 May 20

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

Social planning for the Negro, past and present

Washington (D.C.) - Typed draft of speech on labor unity, capitalism, socialism and ending segregation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 May 20

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

Social planning for the Negro, past and present

Washington (D.C.) - Typed draft of speech on labor unity, capitalism, socialism and ending segregation.

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

1954

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

American Negroes and socialism

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech arguing that the "hope of American Negroes is Socialism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 4

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

Keynote address for the Progressive Party convention

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of the keynote address to the Progressive Party Convention explaining the party's platform. Consists of: peace, opposition to the Korean War, offering friendship to the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China and to restore and rebuild the United States; discusses American propaganda, socialism, and colonial imperialism; ur... more

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

1952 July 4

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

Keynote address for the Progressive Party convention

Chicago (Ill.) - Early typed draft with notes and corrections of the keynote address to the Progressive Party Convention explaining the party's platform. Consists of: peace, stopping the Korean War, offering friendship to the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China and to restore and rebuild the United States; discusses American propaganda, socialism, and colonial imperialism; ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954

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

American wars and capitalism

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech discussing socialism and African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Oct. 23

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

The American Negro and communism

Prague (Czech Republic) - Delivered on the occasion of his investment of an honorary doctorate from Charles University in Prague. Much of it is built on the earlier speech "American Negro and Socialism" (mums312-b206-i001). Du Bois advances the idea that socialism has broadly influenced the economies of countries across the world so that even within the private enterprise system of the United... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers