16 results found for: subject:"African American communists"

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1951 Aug. 22

Voice of America forum lectures

The Negro and the Communist Party

New York (N.Y.) - Part II of a 3-series "Ideological Special" on the influence of the Communist Party "among 15,000,000 American Negroes," concluding that their recent social achievements are owing "not to the Communist manifesto, but to the Bill of Rights and the Constitution of the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug. 21

Voice of America forum lectures

The Negro and the Communist Party

New York (N.Y.) - Part I of a 3-series "Ideological Special" on the influence of the Communist Party "among 15,000,000 American Negroes," concluding that the group has not succumbed to the Party "because [their] aspirations are essentially egalitarian." Littered with small pencilled editorial comments, presumably by W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 June 6

Postcard from unidentified correspondent to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Includes a news clipping by M. Johnson on a "blow" for Communists who exploit the "American Negro," and a note stating that Paul Robeson wouldn't like the clipping so he must be an "Uncle Tom."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept. 22

America National Catholic Weekly

Letter from America National Catholic Weekly to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Rev. Robert C. Hartnett, Editor; thanking him for his September 18 note enclosing Monica Morrison's letter and briefly criticizing her "confused" notion "that the only hope of the colored races depends on Communism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947

Wagner, Joseph N.

Russia has no Negro problem

Discussing the reasons why many American "Negroes" have turned to Communism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug. 24

Voice of America forum lectures

The Negro and the Communist Party

New York (N.Y.) - Final part of a 3-series "Ideological Special" seeking to explain the resistance of "15,000,000 American Negroes" to the Communist Party, citing from "The Crisis" and other scholarly sources on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958

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

Forty years of American hysteria

United States - Reflecting on the forty years since the Russian Revolution that the American government has been vilifying socialism as a conspiracy against the United States. In spite of a temporary alliance during the Second World War, the United States proceeded immediately after the war to promote a program of containment of socialism that has lead to numerous conflicts abroad lik... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Oct. 14

Jones, William N.

Letter from William N. Jones to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Mentions impending trip to Africa and Europe but chiefly concerns Jones's political views, in response to being told by a mutual acquaintance involved in "interracial work" that, according to Du Bois, Jones's Communist sympathies made him a "hindrance." Jones enumerates political and social activities past and present, emphasizing the inspiration of Du Bois, and expresses disma... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958

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

Forty years of American hysteria

United States - Reflecting on the forty years since the Russian Revolution that the American government has been vilifying socialism as a conspiracy against the United States. In spite of a temporary alliance during the Second World War, the United States proceeded immediately after the war to promote a program of containment of socialism that has lead to numerous conflicts abroad like the Korean War... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Dec. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William N. Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Clarifies and explains his views of Communist and Socialist sympathies in connection with effective interracial activism, particularly in Jones's city, Baltimore.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers