46 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States"

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1921 Feb. 6

DeArmond, Fred

Letter from Fred DeArmond to the editor of The Crisis

El Paso (Tex.) - Praises Du Bois's writing in The Crisis. Regrets the treatment of black Americans by the white race especially in the south while "the dirtiest Mexican" has complete freedom. Believes that things conditions will improve for black Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

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

The American Negro

Southern States - Hand-written draft fragment of article discussing the American Negro and southern industry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 May 7

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Letter from Anna Melissa Graves to Dr. and Mrs. Du Bois

Covington (La.) - Congratulating them on their successful West Coast lecture tour; describing the violent reactions to desegregation in Covington; and relaying some of her thoughts on Stalin and Krushchev.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946

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

Behold the land

Birmingham (Ala.) - Urges youth to continue to fight for racial equality and to fight for civil rights in the Souther states.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Life

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he plans to take a trip to the southern United States, and follow the journey made by Frederick Law Olmstead, and that he would like to make a series of reports and observations for "Life."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 1

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Editor of the Crisis

Miami (Fla.) - Commending the publication; describing the "hatred and injustice" recently witnessed recently in Miami; and deeming the Federal Patronage Bill "a direct blow to the Negro of the South."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Dec. 18

Buffalo Courier Express, inc.

Pan African Congress Buffalo N.Y. Express Dec 18, 1918

Buffalo (N.Y.) - Letter to the editor of the Buffalo Morning Express in response to article by Dr. Charles H. Stewart concerning a comparison of Irish independence from England and African American freedom struggles.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Oct. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Times

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that the editor, or the reporter Anthony Leviero, justify his assertion that President Truman's recent Raleigh speech betrayed "'no yielding on rights' for Southern Negroes," and suggesting that their assessment of his defense of civil rights is "a bit weak."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Aug. 29

Nearer home

Louisville (Ky.) - Clipping from the Louisville Times, discussing the Southern attitude towards African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935

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

Southern Negroes

Southern States - Typed draft fragment of article discussing the fight for civil rights in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers