Gallery view

1948 Dec.

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

How not to write a book a review of Black Odyssey by Roi Ottley

New York (N.Y.) - Reviewing Roi Ottley's "Black Odyssey" and disputing many of the historical facts contained therein. Published in the Crisis Vol. 55, No. 12, pp377-8. Written on copies of chapter 5, titled "Patterns of Discrimination in Fundamental Human Rights" by Leslie S. Perry, of a book.

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Crosswaith, Frank Rudolph, 1892-1965

Crosswaith explains change on socialist state ticket

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the recent announcement from the Socialist Party headquarters that Charles B. Noonan has substituted Frank R. Crosswaith as candidate for Lieutenant Governor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 24

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

National law against lynching

New York (N.Y.) - Calling for a national law against lynching.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept. 18

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

The United States and peace

New York (N.Y.) - Per the Review's solicitation (mums312-b129-i201), providing Du Bois's assessment of the Peace Movement in the United States, the impact of the Fascist movement upon that nation's various population groups, and the appreciable "development and advance" of Czechoslovakia witnessed during his recent sojourn.

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Nation Associates (New York, N.Y.)

Marcus Garvey

New York (N.Y.) - Discusses the success of Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association. Compares Garvey to Billy Sunday. Describes the parceling of Africa as unnatural. Regrets that Garvey has attacked Du Bois.

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1928 Nov. 5

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

Pan African Congress entry in the Handbook of International organizations

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the organization of the Pan African Congress.

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1955 Apr. 4

Rusznyák, István

Birthday of our liberty

New York (N.Y.) - The Hungarian Academy of Science Chairman's reflection on ten years of the nation's hard-won independence.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 Nov. 27

Van der Weydie, W. M.

Thomas Paine and the hall of fame

New York (N.Y.) - Reports that Thomas Paine was not elected to the Hall of Fame of New York University. Gives information about the election of Mark Twain and the nominating process. Mentions Paine's rating as "more justly famous" and emphasizes that he may be elected in the future. A note on the paper, presumably written by James M. Boddy, says that Paine was not an infidel as Du Bois has taught an... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July

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

A message to the American Negro from Rabindranath Tagore

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing in full, and commenting upon, the statement by the Indian poet calling for "race consciousness" and relaying a universal message in defiance of "the artificial limitations of race." See also mums312-b183-i047, and mums312-b183-i409 for original rendering.

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Shields, Arthur

Expose brutality to Negro flood refugees article

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the brutal treatment of "Negro flood refugees in Red Cross camps" by the Mississippi National Guard.

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