77 results found for: subject:"Decolonization--Africa"

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1947 Nov.

Higher education in West Africa

Africa - Discussing the West African nationalist response to a decision made by the former Colonial Secretary to implement the Minority Report of the Elliot Commission.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Nov. 19

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

Africa today

Petersburg (Va.) - Typed draft of speech with notes on the current make-up and organization of the continent of Africa. Looks at the end of colonialism and the future of Africa as it relates to the rest of the world.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

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

Africa today

Africa - Typed draft of speech with notes on the current make-up and organization of the continent of Africa. Looks at the end of colonialism and the future of Africa as it relates to the rest of the world.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 June 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Mission to the United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the Honorable Ernest A. Gross; submitting a petition signed by over 160 "Negro clergymen, educators, doctors, lawyers, cultural, civil and labor leaders" seeking swift review of the nation's foreign policy measures affecting Africa "and other subject peoples."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 8

Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941

Letter from Charles Edward Russell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Concerning "The Servant of India" and growing anti-colonial sentiment in African and India.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 29

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

Pan-Africa

Africa - For Du Bois's People's Voice column. Announcing that the "power of colonial imperialism has been broken" in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Dec. 5

Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965

Letter from Albert Schweitzer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lambaréné (Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon) - Thanking him for his contribution to A. A. Roback's book, "The Albert Schweitzer Jubilee Book" in which Du Bois discusses the relationship between blacks and whites in Africa; describing his understanding of pre-colonial Africa; remarking on "the exceedingly complex problem of the blacks working for the whites" and questioning the future of Africa following decolonization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dantés Bellegarde

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he has not heard back regarding a petition for the Assembly of the United Nations on the subject of African colonies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Jan. 25

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

A la conference des peuples africains

Tunis (Tunisia) - This is a French translation of Du Bois's address to the Conference of African Peoples. Du Bois says that the unity of African peoples is chiefly a result of their shared history of European colonization. He urges Africans to unite to promote peace, education and the abolition of poverty, to govern democratically for the good of their people, and to revolt against the... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 24

Los Angeles Herald Dispatch

Keep African ties

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Describing enduring effects of colonial exploitation on the African content and noting "the pressure to keep silent on Africa and Asia and on white working-class movements."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers