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1961 Feb. 1

Action for South Africa

Letter from Action for South Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing that Action for South Africa has established permanent facilities; discusses the situation in South Africa; urges members to inform the public of events in South Africa and to elicit support for direct action against Apartheid.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Nov. 21

African National Congress

Circular letter from African National Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

Budapest (Hungary) - Signed A. M. Kathrada for W. M. Sisulu, Secretary-General; describing in depth the political climate in South Africa and iniviting him to a December 16 conference to address the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Jan. 23

African National Congress . National Executive Committee

Statement of the African National Congress National Executive Committee

Johannesburg (South Africa) - Mentioning a statement made by the Governor General of the Union of South Africa concerning new measure to deal with the Defiance Campaign, and how this marks the beginning of the end of Daniel François Malan's five years of tyrannical rule.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr. 4

American Committee on Africa

The shame of South Africa!

New York (N.Y.) - Mock-front page describing a recent massacre in South Africa; relaying world reactions thereto; and outlining "how individual Americans can respond" (by sending contributions to the Africa Defense and Aid Fund).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr.

American Committee on Africa

Circular letter from American Committee on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed John Gunther and Rt. Rev. James A. Pike; emphatically denouncing the recent Sharpeville Massacre and seeking readers' support of efforts to aid its victims and prevent its recurrence; "Americans cannot afford to remain silent or ungenerous at this vital moment in African and world history."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Sept. 24

American Committee on Africa

Circular letter from American Committee on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Urging Americans to "face the problems of segregation in South Africa" and asking for donations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 25

Bellegarde, Dantés, 1877-1966

Letter from Dantés Bellegarde to W. E. B. Du Bois

Port-au-Prince (Haiti) - Fragment of his response to Du Bois's recent query (mums312-b109-i231), regretting he hasn't the copy of the 1922 speech therein referenced; describing conditions in colonial South Africa and noting how he came to find out about the "brutal oppression" there exercised.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Feb. 11

Bennett, Robert C.

Letter from Robert C. Bennett to W. E. B. Du Bois

Princeton (N.J.) - Bennett is a student studying the multi-racial community in the Union of South Africa; asks Du Bois for his advice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 30

Buchanan, Douglas M. (Douglas Mudie)

Letter from Douglas M. Buchanan to Channing Tobias

Cape Town (South Africa) - Describing the extent of voter disenfranchisement evidenced in recent South West African elections; deeming the country's rejection of safeguards furnished in United Nations Charter "somewhat disturbing"; and condemning the international organization's apparent "abandon[ment of] all sense of responsibility on their part" in light of the situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Nov. 28

Buluba, P.

Letter from P. Buluba to Editor of the Crisis

Aliwal North (South Africa) - Expressing his reaction to Du Bois's remarks on the "adjectives used" in a recent report on certain employees of the Union of South Africa; commenting on racial dynamics and inequality in that nation, and skewed coverage thereof.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers