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1947

Council on African Affairs

To save the world -- save Africa!

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's take on the fight for independence and self-rule on the African continent and describing how America and help to "abolish the colonial seeds of war and the slavery of human toil."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 21

New York Times Company

Britons ask delay in trustee study Balks at New Committee Now Australia is assailed over New Guinea plan

New York (N.Y.) - Describing and analyzing Great Britain's proposal to the United Nations' Trusteeship Committee "aimed at deferring any decision on the need for a new special committee" to address colonial issues, and summarizing other nations' varied responses thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Dec. 11

Reston, James, 1909-1995

Soviet interest in colonies held specific, not general Policy, as privately expressed, is believed based on areas of special concern

New York (N.Y.) - Reston's assessment of the Soviet Union's valuable contribution to the United Nations General Assembly Session at Lake Success, N.Y., and analysis of the nation's attitude towards trusteeship, concluding that it, along with the U.S., "is putting what is called 'security' before the creation of an ideal and equal colonial system."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 12

New York Times Company

Sends Plea to Roosevelt Negro Group Urges Opposition to Colonial Empires

New York (N.Y.) - Newspaper clipping describing the NAACP's "'deep concern' that no post-war plans for [colonial] peoples were made at Dumbarton Oaks or are scheduled for consideration at San Francisco" and describing its communications to President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Edward Stettinius to that effect.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 25

New Republic

Clipping from the New Republic

New York (N.Y.) - Clipping from November 25 issue, describing monetary allocations made to the 35 territories of the British Empire and stating that said funds will be "too small and spread too thin to effect fundamental changes in the conditions of colonial economy."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 21

New York Times Company

8 lands back India on African issues China and Soviet Bloc lead fight against race laws--Smuts bars interference

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing and analyzing China and Russia's "'family fight' to back India's charges of race discrimination against the Union of South Africa," lodged at the United Nations General Assembly session at Lake Success, N.Y.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers