Gallery view

1961 Feb. 13

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

American Negroes and Africa's rise to freedom

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois' "Negro History Week" column in which he examines the contrasts in the freedom struggles among Africans in Africa and the United States. Verso features the "last written work" by Louis E. Burnham which discusses the progress of African Americans for freedom.

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1957 June 10

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

Colombo no peace delegate from U.S.

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an upcoming peace conference in Colombo, Ceylon in which no delegate from the United States will be present.

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1948 Aug.

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

From McKinley to Wallace

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's observations of his thinking about the past fifty years of presidential campaigns, from the 1896 William McKinley campaign to the 1948 Henry Wallace campaign.

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1961 May 15

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

A logical program for a free Congo

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois recalls the history of the Congo from the 15th Century to today. Discusses recent events involving Patrice Lumumba, Belgium, and Moise Tshombe. Verso contains an article by Robert E. Light on recent conflicts between Walter Reuther and George Meany over the recent merger of the AFL and CIO.

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1957 July 8

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

Watchword for Negroes register and vote

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois reflects on the message of registering to vote at the recent Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom march in Washington.

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1957 July 7

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

The independocrat at the dinner table

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois recalls a dinner discussion on the subject of liberals, elections, Communists, independents, the United States Congress and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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1948 Nov.

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Why was Du Bois fired

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Discussing the firing of W. E. B. Du Bois by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, his history in the organization, how the organization is structured and effort to "democratize" it.

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1955 Nov. 28

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

The wealth of the west vs. a chance for exploited mankind

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the exploitation of Africa by Europe and the United States, colonialism, the recent Geneva Conference, and accumulation of wealth by colonial powers. Taken from a speech by Du Bois given in Chicago on October 28 under the auspices of "The Committee to Further the Goals of Geneva". See mums292-b001-i100 for original speech. Verso contains articles on capita... more

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1957 Feb. 11

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

Will the great Gandhi live again [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois reflects on the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, looks back at his own attitudes about war and peace, and discusses the manifestation of Gandhian philosophy in the civil rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama.

James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

1956

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

A bitter battle is shaping up [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - On the "disregard for law in the Southern United States" and its treatment of black citizens.

James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection