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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

1933 June 3

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP press release: Pecora Asked to Investigate 'Forced' Loans to Haiti and Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding relations between the NAACP and Ferdinand Pecora of the Senate Committee concerning the Haitian loan, deemed (by White) "one of the most flagrant tie-ups in history"; citing extensively from said correspondence; and bidding both situations be properly and exhaustively looked into. Signed Walter White, Secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 29

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

Revised statement on the N.A.A.C.P.'s Position on Cuba

New York (N.Y.) - More elaborately (than mums312-b055-i334) describing the political status and related social injustices in Cuba and formally declaring the N.A.A.C.P.'s official protest "against any interference of any kind on the part of the United States in the domestic affairs" of said country.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 19

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

Tentative statement on the N.A.A.C.P.'s Position on Cuba

New York (N.Y.) - Succinctly expressing the N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors' sympathy with the political status and strife of Cuba, and solidarity with said country's struggle to found "a free popular government... uncoerced by domestic tyranny or by foreign interferences."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 29

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

Revised statement on the N.A.A.C.P.'s Position on Cuba

New York (N.Y.) - Earlier draft of mums312-b055-i338, describing the N.A.A.C.P.'s official stance on the political status of Cuba and protesting formally against its American occupation.

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

1930 Dec. 10

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing that the Board meeting on Monday appointed him to "a committee of five to draft a resolution... expressing the sympathy of the N.A.A.C.P. for Cuba in its present struggle," along with Mr. Walling, James Weldon Johnson, Arthur Spingarn, and himself.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William English Walling

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a revised version of the resolution concerning Cuba previously sent him (see mums312-b055-i335) and hoping to discuss certain other matters with him "some time at your convenience."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William English Walling

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that "for reasons which I shall talk to you about later," he will not be in attendance at the upcoming Committee meeting, and affirming his enthusiasm for supporting its primary agenda, "going on record concerning Cuba."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers