115 results found for: subject:"Civil rights movement--United States"

Gallery view

1948 Dec.

Freedom House (U.S.)

Freedom house newsletter

New York (N.Y.) - Containing news about the National Citizens' Council on Civil Rights and the presidential speech given by Robert P. Patterson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 14

Civil Rights Congress of Michigan

Letter from Civil Rights Congress of Michigan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Signed Jack Raskin, Executive Secretary; describing the agenda, objectives, and logistical details of the Congress's January 12, 1949 function in Detroit; hoping he can attend; and offering to pay him an honorarium and reimburse related expenses. Verso indicates, in Du Bois's hand, willingness to deliver a 20-30 minute talk on the occasion, for a fee of $250 (see mums31... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

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

Liberals, radicals and the Negro

United States - A draft of an article concerning the political agendas of liberal and radical movements and their relationship to African American civil rights movements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 26

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

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning the paradoxes of being American and African American, supporting one's country and challenging one's country, hope and despair.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

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

Liberals, radicals and the Negro

United States - A draft of an article concerning the political agendas of liberal and radical movements and their relationship to African American civil rights movements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Nov. 17

New Times and Ethiopia News

Letter from New Times and Ethiopia News to W. E. B. Du Bois

Woodford (England) - Mentioning that they were delighted by his letter concerning to affront to Ras Imru, and asking him to write an article for them on the organization of the "Negro" vote to secure better treatment from Congress and the American Government.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 July 27

Leaks, Sylvester

Letter from Sylvester Leaks to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Du Bois of the latest happenings among the Civil Rights Movements in America including: splits among the SCLC, SNCC and CORE, the growing influence of Muslims, and the conversion of Atlanta University math professor Lennie Cross to Islam.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Apr. 12

Sentongo, Z. K.

Letter from Z. K. Sentongo to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nairobi (Kenya) - Concerning a request for financial assistance to help keep in circulation the Sekanyola, a newspaper published in Uganda, Kenya, and German East Africa. The letter also discusses the influence of the Crisis and African American movements for freedom in the United States in the respective region of Africa. (For Du Bois response see mums312-b167-i077).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New Times and Ethiopia News

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; mentioning that he is sending an article he recently wrote on the status of the "Negro" voter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

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

Civil rights

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech paralleling the life of Saint Vincent De Paul as depicted in the film Monsieur Vincent to the civil rights movement and the labor movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers