8 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Representative government and representation"

Gallery view

1952 June 26

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

Negro candidates

New York (N.Y.) - Commenting on recent resolutions recently passed by the Progressive National Party Committee to Elect Negroes to public office, and insisting that "what Negroes ask is equality, not superiority."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 June 26

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

Draft statement on Negro representation

New York (N.Y.) - Arguing that "the election of Negroes" to public offices is "essential for the welfare and peace" of the nation and establishing four "fundamental principles" by which African American posts may be secured at the municipal, state, and national levels. See mums312-b138-050 for later version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 5

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

Statement on Negro representation

New York (N.Y.) - Arguing that "the election of Negroes" to public offices is "essential for the welfare and peace" of the nation, and adopted unanimously by the Progressive Party National Committee to Elect Negroes to Public Office. See mums312-b138-i049 for earlier draft.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 5

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

Comment on proposal concerning Negro candidates

New York (N.Y.) - W. E. B. Du Bois's understanding of and response to the "confusion of thought" apparent in the Progressive Party Committee's "proposal concerning Negro candidates." See also mums312-b138-i050.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Dec. 2

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing and reproducing the copy of a resolution "on appointment of Negroes to public office" recently sent to President Eisenhower.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Dec.

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Report of committees to elect Negroes to public office

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting the Committee's various consderations, recommendations, and prospective programs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 27

Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954

Letter from Vito Marcantonio to Katherine Van Orden

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a copy of W. E. B. Du Bois's speech, commenting on "the draft statement on Negro representation," as issued by the National Committee to Elect Negroes in Public Office, presented at the Progressive Party National Convention, and noting that he "concurs fully" with the assertions made therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept.

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Statement of the National Committee on Negro representation and civil rights

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the Party's emphasis on ensuring "the fullest possible voting of the Negro people in every area"; outlining "the one decisive way for the Negro people to secure civil rights" -- voter registration drives -- and wishing the best of luck to Charlotta Bass, "the first Negro woman ever nominated for Vice-President."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers