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1943 Apr. 2

Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa

Proposed Conference on Africa Preliminary memorandum

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the origins of the idea for the Conference, the outcomes of the recent Washington meeting and Organizing Committee meetings, listing the names and affiliation of current Committee members, and listing the four sub-committees so far established.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 July 23

Council on African Affairs

Memorandum on government policy and practices of racial discrimination and oppression in the Union of South Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Appealing to the United Nations to stop the oppression of non-white people in South Africa; seeking international peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 June 6

Pan African Congress

Statement from Pan African Congress to Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of the Pan African Movement, condemning exploitative colonial and imperialist practices, urging the abolishment of colonialism, and seeking Council members' support in the fight against the "social and political degradation of the land where human civilization was born."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr.

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

Memorandum on the Bandung conference

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the principal objectives and demands arrived at the conference, insisting on Africa's self-government, an end to the west's exploitation of eastern colonies, an a full admission of the widespread discrimination underway in the U.S.A.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Mar. 4

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Natalie Curtis Burlin

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois' notes on Negro Folk-Song manuscript.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 14

African Academy of Arts and Research

Memorandum from African Academy of Arts and Research to United Nations Conference on International Organization

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mbonu Ojike; attempting to make clear to the Conference various points regarding the self-governing capacities, political astuteness, and aspiration to independence, freedom, and democracy of African peoples, and begging they be appropriately represented and promoted by the international organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 23

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous memo; providing recommendations for the United Nations general assembly regarding human rights and African nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr.

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

To the peoples of Asia and Africa meeting at Bandung, April 1955

New York (N.Y.) - Encouraging conference attendees to "close ranks against" the European colonial nations; to oppose the "hypocrisy of the United States"; and to welcome a worldwide "fellowship of nations."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Aug. 13

Council on African Affairs

Spotlight on Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns government policy and practices of racial discrimination and oppression in the Union of South Africa; appeals to the United Nations to stop the oppression of non-white people in South Africa; seeking international peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers