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1933 July 2

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP resolution adopted by the 24th. annual conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Chicago (Ill.) - Resolution entitled "The Negro's Economic Status" listing a series of demands to ensure racial justice, adopted at the NAACP Annual Conference in Chicago: calling for a limit on profits of private business; the appointment of "qualified Negroes" to the Labor Advisory Board; the independence of the Industrial Recovery and Public Works Act from the American Federation of ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July

Resolutions of the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the deeply felt impact of the Depression on the "American Negro..and the grandchildren of slaves" and calling for direct action in response thereto; recounting some triumphs of the Association and remarking on the current state of lynching, segregation, and other manifestations of racial discrimination; describing current conditions in Haiti, and briefly descr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 27

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to Henry Stimson

Havana (Cuba) - Regarding discrimination against "Negro citizens of the United States" who wish to visit Cuba on holiday; citing troubling examples of said discrimination, one involving poet Langston Hughes and other prominent figures; regretting its impact on "the colored people of Cuba" and calling for action to be taken "in helping to destroy it."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers