Gallery view

1956 July

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

Negroes and the campaign of 1956

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's article on the African-American vote for the Chicago "Defender," as commissioned by Metz T. P. Lochard (mums312-b145-i391), describing the key factors in the 1956 election and outlining a series of articles the "Defender" should run thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

Concerning the singing of spirituals today

New York (N.Y.) - A spare piece "to be used in an emergency" with Hughes's weekly "Defender" column, discussing the nature of performing spirituals and citing from W. E. B. Du Bois's description thereof in "the most beautiful pages ever written about music in our country," in a chapter of "Souls of Black Folk."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Feb. 13

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

Democracy in America

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the suppression of freedom of speech and the increasing role of corporate money in American democracy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Oct. 17

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

The training of Negroes for social power

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the importance of training "Negroes" for social power, equality, and abolition of racial discrimination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Mar. 5

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

The political power of the south

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the disproportionate political power of the South in the United States Congress due to the disenfranchisement of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Oct. 10

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

Dr. Du Bois insists State Dept. give him passport

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the State Department's refusal to issue a passport to Du Bois on grounds that he is a suspected Communist who wants to travel to a Communist conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers