92 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Civil rights--United States"

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1946 Oct. 20

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

Behold the land

Birmingham (Ala.) - Typed draft of speech given to the Southern Negro Youth Congress commending them on their efforts and encouraging them to focus on the South as the "battle-ground" for change.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 20

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

Behold the land

Birmingham (Ala.) - Typed draft of speech given to the Southern Negro Youth Congress commending them on their efforts and encouraging them to focus on the South as the "battle-ground" for change.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 19

Pan African Congress The Minneapolis, Minn News - Nov 19, 1919

Germany - Letter to the editor concerning the fate of German colonies in Africa following World War I and civil rights for African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 July 9

Banister, William B.

Letter from William B. Banister to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Concerning reaction to Woodrow Wilson speech at Carnegie Hall as published in the May issue of "The Crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1890 June

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

Jefferson Davis as a type of civilization

Cambridge (Mass.) - Handwritten draft of Du Bois's baccalaureate disquisition at Harvard University on Jefferson Davis and his ideals and contributions to represent a type of civilization that is accepted. Du Bois argues the ideals of the founding of the nation have been forgotten and advancement can only take place when all people are involved. See also mums312-b196-i029 and mums312-b002-i370.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Oct. 5

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

A new creed for American Negroes

United States - Typed draft of article published in the National Baptist Voice, concerning "American Negroes;" creating a creed for "American Negroes," noting the belief in the Talented Tenth, and encourages socialism in some form. The proposed basic creed was created for the Atlanta University project for "extending co-operation among Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 June 8

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

The Negro and the fight for civil rights

Whitesboro (N.J.) - A discussion of the upcoming 1948 election; the advancement of civil rights in New Jersey; joining the NAACP to advance civil rights. See also mums312-b239-i017.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 20

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

Africa and Afro-America

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech concerning United States relations with Africa and the history of African Americans in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Oct. 5

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

A new creed for American Negroes

United States - Typed draft of article published in the National Baptist Voice, concerning "American Negroes;" creating a creed for "American Negroes," noting the belief in the Talented Tenth, and encourages socialism in some form. The proposed basic creed was created for the Atlanta University project for "extending co-operation among Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 25

National Lawyers Guild

Civil Rights Conference program

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the purposes and proceedings of the "Legal Conference on Federal Power to Protect Civil Rights," hosted by the Guild, the Bar Association, and the NAACP, and featuring an address by W. E. B. Du Bois on "Civil Rights Legislation -- Before and After the 14th amendment"; citing passages of the U.S. Constitution; and including a detachable RSVP form.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers