United Nations Centre Against Apartheid collection 1965-1989.


United Nations Centre Against Apartheid collection 1965-1989.

Conference papers and publications of the United Nations Centre Against Apartheid. The collection documents several conferences and birthday celebrations, memorial tributes and other commemorative events organized by the United Nations Special Committee Aginst Apartheid in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Paul Robeson, Frantz Fanon, W.E.B. DuBois. Also included are statements and addresses by Chief Albert Luthuli of the Afrcan National Congress, and several articles by E.S. Reddy.

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New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

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Born in Princeton, New Jersey, on April 9, 1898, Paul Robeson was a multitalented man whose artistic and political career spanned over four decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s. Known worldwide during the 1930s and 1940s, he fell from prominence in the 1960s because of the political controversy that surrounded him during the McCarthy era. Robeson was a talented dramatic actor whose performance of Othello in this country in 1943-44 once held the record for the ...

United Nations

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In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...

United Nations. General Assembly. Special Committee against Apartheid

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

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W. E. B. Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Educated at Fisk University, he did graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate. Du Bois became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Due to his contributions in the African-American community he was seen as a member of a Black elite that supported some aspects ...

United Nations Centre Against Apartheid

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Fanon, Frantz, 1925-1961

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Luthuli, A. J. (Albert John), 1898-1967

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Reddy, E. S. (1924- ).

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E.S. Reddy was Director of the United Nations Centre against Apartheid, from 1976 to 1983. From the description of United Nations Centre Against Apartheid collection 1965-1989. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122532588 ...