99 results found for: subject:"Discrimination against African Americans"

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1949

Levitt, David S.

Undimmed by human tear

Concerning discrimination of African Americans in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 June 17

Committee for the Negro in the Arts

Circular letter from Committee for the Negro in the Arts

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a conference on July 9, 1949 to discuss the denied recognition of "Negroes" in radio and television.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov. 12

American Sponsoring Committee for Representation at the World Peace Congress

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the unjust denial of passports to various members attempting to attend the November World Peace Congress in Sheffield (Paul Robeson among them); and suggesting the American public ought to be made aware that "it has become a matter of arbitrary choice by the State Department who may travel and who may not."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct.

Konvitz, Milton Ridvas, 1908-

The Negro in American law

Ithaca (N.Y.) - Concerning inequalities in the United States that are legally sanctioned.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 14

Travel Institute of Bible Research

Letter from The Travel Institute of Bible Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning discrimination against African Americans on Institute trips. See also correspondence from Du Bois to B. N. Murrell mums312-b055-i111-116

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov. 17

American Sponsoring Committee for Representation at the World Peace Congress

Report to members

New York (N.Y.) - Submitted by Professor Joseph F. Fletcher, Acting Chairman; describing the composition of the Delegation attending the World Peace Congress in Sheffield; describing the State Department's denial of some passport applications; noting the Warsaw-bound relocation of the Congress; and requesting that recipients send letters protesting the exclusion of various Americans to M... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 22

Connolly, Eugene P.

Telegram from Eugene P. Connolly to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Inviting him to co-sponsor a mass delegation to Albany in protest of "discrimination in National Guard restrictive covenants and other phases of discrimination."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 25

George Washington University . Liberal Club

Letter from George Washington University Liberal Club to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Robert Shosteck; describing a University policy which "forbids any person with negro blood from entering its sacred portals," and, in hopes of repealing said policy and counteracting related myth, inviting Du Bois to address the matter, as "a prominent negro speaker and one who could fight and had any means of publicity."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 6

George Washington University . Liberal Club

Letter from George Washington University Liberal Club to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Robert Shosteck; inviting Du Bois to speak for the Club, and describing related logistical and scheduling details; and further describing the event's attempted goal of reversing discriminatory University policy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oswald Garrison Villard

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the issue of race discrimination at the Library of Congress cafeteria, and concerning the correspondence between Villard and Putnam on the matter (see mums312-b051-i256 and i257) assuring that there is no shortage of "specific cases" of "discrimination against colored people"; indeed, "it would be easy to send a dozen persons to the Library and prove my assert... more

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