78 results found for: subject:"Race discrimination--United States"

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1925 Dec. 21

Wetmore, J. Douglas

Letter from J. D. Wetmore to A. Wakefield Slaten

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a sermon discussing race prejudice and subscribing the Reverend Slaten to the Crisis magazine. Enclosed in a letter from J. D. Wetmore to W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 May 29

Crusader

Crusader, volume 2, number 30

Monroe (N.C.) - Describing the Kennedys' bowing "to cracker mobsters"; describing a barbaric deed committed in the racist south and lamenting the lack of uproar thereon; noting violence in Angola; Robert Kennedy's prediction that "maybe in 30 or 40 years a Negro may become President of the Unitd States -- "Bob Kennedy made a snail look like a jet!" -- and featuring various letters to the editor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Aug. 27

Skaggs, William H. (William Henry), 1861-

Letter from W. H. Skaggs to Editor of the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the incipient publication of his book, "The Southern Oligarchy," describing its scope, argument, and structure; commenting extensively on its "treatment of the race situation in the South"; and requesting that he review the work in the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Sept. 11

Dickerson, Essel

Letter from Essel J. Dickerson to the editor of The Crisis

Minot (N.D.) - Discussing racial discrimination in the south. Speculating on reasons for the stubbornness of "those Southern Heathen." Mentioning Mrs. De Priest's attendance at a social event hosted by Mrs. Hoover. Asking that Du Bois publish his letter in The Crisis. Written on Frazier Hot Tamales letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 July 25

Randolph, William C.

In memoriam

Saint Petersburg (Fla.) - Williams's commemoration of the ten-year anniversary of the murder at Monroe Georgia, comprised of a detailed prose description of the events, and a small poem inspired thereby.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 27

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

The Negro problems of the United States

Yellow Springs (Ohio) - Typed draft of a speech given at the Conference on Civil Rights at Antioch College concerning social problems in the United States from a historical and an economic stand point; discusses "The Negro Problem" and discrimination in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Oct. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United Nations General Assembly

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the membership of the Third Committee; describing the current sub-citizen status of the "American Negro," despite great progress recently made; noting the status of their civil rights efforts and attempts at confronting the oft-cited "Negro Problem"; and appealing to the U.N. on that basis for a hearing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 June 11

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

The princess of the hither isles

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at a Testimonial Dinner concerning race relations and discrimination in the United States; speech is an excerpt from "Darkater: Voices from Within the Veil."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

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

From Savannah to the Red Sea

United States - A list of magazines for potential submission of the article "From Savannah to the Red Sea."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 May 23

Hartzell, Joseph C. (Joseph Crane), 1842-1929

Letter from Joseph C. Hartzell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Blue Ash (Ohio) - Concerning reports of possible segregation and disenfranchise in the Methodist Episcopal Church in the south.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers