49 results found for: subject:"Racism--United States"

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1908 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles F. Adams

Atlanta (Ga.) - Criticizing Adams's article on the "race problem" for being both ill-considered and wrong, and finding Adams an unsuitable guide for the public on the topic.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Nov. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles Francis Adams

Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggesting that Adams study the "Negro problem" before writing on it further and enclosing some literature on the topic.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Samuel S. Wyer

New York (N.Y.) - In answer to his recent query into states' rights (mums312-b109-i017), referring him to his own "Color and Democracy" as well as to Gunnar Myrdal's "American Dilemma," which offers "a much more detailed account of the discrimination against Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935

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

The Emancipation Proclamation

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article detailing a "young brown" girl's experience with racism in Meridian, Mississippi.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961

Black Christ Movement

Rape!

New York (N.Y.) - An excerpt from Founder-Director Seabrook's forthcoming "Black and White Laughter," reflecting on various aspects of racial prejudice, and musing sadly on the phenomenon whereby "A black man accused of rape is lynched or put in jail / While the white man is free to rape black women wholesale!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961

Black Christ Movement

Anthology of inspiration

New York (N.Y.) - Citing various inspirational comments on racial justice and statements made by civil rights leaders from around the country and globe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1911 Jan.

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

Ashamed

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis, explaining that when African Americans complain about unjust treatment they are motivated by pride in their race, not by shame.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Apr. 26

Liberation Committee for Africa (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Liberation Committee for Africa to United Nations Secretary General

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Daniel H. Watts, Chairman; addressed to Dag Hammarskjold; complaining of "open discrimination and hostility" faced by many Afro-Americans trying to gain entry to U.N. buildings; furnishing "a glaring example" thereof; and noting that "if peace is to have any chance for survival it must first begin in the United Nations."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 21

Dixon, Charles T.

Letter from Charles T. Dixon to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lexington (Va.) - Explaining that he has been called too "radical" to become a successful lawyer in the South and that he feels "lost in a sea of racial hatred," and would like words of advise from Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 10

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from Samuel S. Wyer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Columbus (Ohio) - Describing his working manuscript on the history of the Bill of Rights and seeking therefor his referral to information on states "denying rights to either negroes or orientals.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers