101 results found for: genres:"Declarations"

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1951 Nov. 1

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

Proposed declaration of independence of the peoples of Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing the rights of the peoples of Africa for freedom and self-government.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Aug.

Germany (East)

Declaration of the Government of the German Democratic Republic on the road of the German nation to guarantee peace and to reunify Germany

Berlin (Germany) - Describing the status of German reunification in the wake of recent N.A.T.O. meetings and talks among the Four Big Powers, and proposing the prohibition of nuclear arms testing on German soil; with withdrawal of East and West Germany from N.A.T.O. and from the Warsaw Pact; and the gradual withdrawal of foreign troops from German land.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952

Witt, Nathan

Statement concerning invalidation of Mr. Robeson's passport

New York (N.Y.) - Criticizing the State Dept.'s invalidation of Paul Robeson's passport and explaining the biased basis of the related refusal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept.

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Statement of the National Committee on ending the Korean War

New York (N.Y.) - Deeming the end of the war "the most important single issue before the American people" and calling on all citizens "to step up the demand to end the killing and fighting in Korea now."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 6

Hiroshima Peace Society

The Declaration of Peace

Hiroshima-shi (Japan) - Written by Shinzo Hamai, President; On World Peace Day, marking the three year anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing; deeming war "inhuman and destructive by nature"; describing "the New Japan to which we now belong" and outlining that nation's philosophy and political policy; and effectively "renouncing war itself and all the terrors and evils thereof."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944

American Jewish Committee

American Jewish Committee declaration of human rights

New York (N.Y.) - Declaration inspired by the end of World War Two.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951

Statement of Kyrle Elkin, Sylvia Soloff and Abbott Simon

Stating that although all members of the Peace Information Center are being tried, it is particularly unjust to indict W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 1

National Committee for Peaceful Alternatives

The right to speak for peace

Chicago (Ill.) - Stating the Committee's official peace-seeking policy, and deeming the right to speak out for peace not only "a legal, constitutional right, but a high moral obligation." Sugned by Co-chairmen Robert Havighurst and John B. Thompson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951

Statement for Indian Delegation

Statement on world peace, especially from the point of view of 15 million American "Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Sept. 1

Statement of Archon James Weldon Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - A revision of his earlier statement (mums312-b051-i033), accepting Robert L. Vann's retraction, and withdrawing "anything I have said concerning him personally since then."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers