Second National Negro Congress

official proceedings, October 15, 16, 17, 1937, Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. by National Negro Congress (U.S.). Meeting in [Washington] : The Congress, [19 ]

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Pagination[96] p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Number of Pages96
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Courtesy of Library of Congress, "Platform Adopted by the National Negro Committee," Description William English Walling’s exposé about a bloody race riot in Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln’s hometown and burial site, resulted in the assembly of an interracial group to discuss proposals for an organization that would advocate. At their second national congress in , SNYC national chairman William Richardson further articulated their vision. “For the Negro youth of the South we must find jobs; and we must secure equal pay for equal work joblessness is the arid soil from which . John Preston Davis (Janu - Septem ) was an American lawyer and activist intellectual became prominent for his work with the Joint Committee on National Recovery and the founding of the National Negro Congress in He went on to found Our World magazine in , a full-size, nationally-distributed magazine edited for African-American readers. Above all this book emphasizes the blatant ways in which the issue of race indelibly permeates all aspects of politics, society and economy in the United States." Franklin W. Knight, Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor, Johns Hopkins University the pre-war National Negro Congress, and the post-war Civil Rights Congress this is an very.

Past and future of the Negro race in America Summary Johnson, an African American minister, looks at the history of African Americans in the U.S. since and says that blacks must help themselves if they are to achieve their goals and ambitions. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "“The Founding, Program, Accomplishments of the National Negro Congress”" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. - discussant. "The Problems of the Negro Writer." In Proceedings. Second National Negro Congress, October Washing-ton, D.C.: National Negro Congress, n.p. "Propaganda-or Poetry?" Race, 1 (), , "Self Criticism: The Third Dimension in Culture." Phylon, 11 (), "Sterling Brown: The New Negro Folk Poet." In Negro. South Second Street, Arlington, Virginia, reported to be Communist sympathizer. Listed on active indices of Washington Committee for Demo-cratic Action, American Peace Mobilization, and National Negro CongressCONFIDENTIAL.

In November of , Brooks campaigned on the WCF platform for the state legislature. The following year he represented the WCF in Philadelphia at the second National Negro Congress, a Popular Front effort to unite the various civil rights organizations operating at the time under a single banner. More.

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"A deeply researched and beautifully crafted book. Artfully woven together, the chapters examine the NNC's history and frame it as Second National Negro Congress book important part of the African American freedom struggle Gellman has crafted a rich organizational study that is historically grounded and regionally specific that avoids romanticizing the labor-civil rights coalitions.

National Characters. T o Participate In Gathering To Be Held In Phila. Chicago—Septl. HI—(Recalling the vastness of the First National Negro Congress held in the Eigh­ th Regiment Armory at Chicago February 1> the Second Nat ional Negro Congress, schudqjed for October.

16, 17 in Phila delpHia, already shows signs of. Univ of North Carolina Press, Feb 1, - Social Science - pages. 1 Review. During the Great Depression, black intellectuals, labor organizers, and artists formed the National Negro Congress 5/5(1).

summary. During the Great Depression, black intellectuals, labor organizers, and artists formed the National Negro Congress (NNC) to demand a "second emancipation" in America. Over the next decade, the NNC and its offshoot, the Southern Negro Youth Congress, sought to coordinate and catalyze local antiracist activism into a national movement to undermine the Jim Crow system of Cited by: Book Description: During the Great Depression, black intellectuals, labor organizers, and artists formed the National Negro Congress (NNC) to demand a "second emancipation" in America.

Over the next decade, the NNC and its offshoot, the Southern Negro Youth Congress, sought to coordinate and catalyze local antiracist activism into a national movement to undermine the Jim Crow system of. Read this book on Questia.

Read the full-text online edition of The Negro in Congress, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Negro in Congress, The Negro in Congress, By Samuel Denny Smith. Erik S. Gellman's Death Blow to Jim Crow breaks new ground and enriches our understanding of the militant, radical, antiracism reformers who founded and nurtured the National Negro Congress and its affiliate, the Southern Negro Youth Congress, during the s and s.

This perceptive and persuasive, beautifully written and meticulously researched history situates leaders of the NNC as Reviews: 2. National Negro Congress (U.S.) Call number Sc Micro R Physical description linear feet (94 reels) Language English Preferred Citation [Item], National Negro Congress records, Sc Micro R, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library Repository.

An in depth and very well researched study of the National Negro Congress (NNC) -- a key organization in understanding American history yet this is the first book attempting to give its detailed history that intersected with so much radical organizing of its time/5(1).

Overview. During the Great Depression, black intellectuals, labor organizers, and artists formed the National Negro Congress (NNC) to demand a "second emancipation" in America.

Over the next decade, the NNC and its offshoot, the Southern Negro Youth Congress, sought to coordinate and catalyze local antiracist activism into a national movement to undermine the Jim Crow system of.

Synopsis. During the Great Depression, black intellectuals, labor organizers, and artists formed the National Negro Congress (NNC) to demand a "second emancipation" in America. Over the next decade, the NNC and its offshoot, the Southern Negro Youth Congress, sought to coordinate and catalyze local antiracist activism into a national movement to undermine the Jim Crow system of.

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John Preston Davis (Janu – Septem ) was an American journalist, lawyer and activist intellectual, who became prominent for his work with the Joint Committee on National Recovery (JCNR). In he co-founded the National Negro Congress, an organization dedicated to the advancement of African Americans during the Great Depression.

Beginning with papers from that predate the formation of the National Negro Congress, the wide-ranging collection documents Davis\us involvement in the Negro Industrial League and includes the \"Report Files\" of Davis\us preoccupative interest and absorption with the \"Negro problem.\"\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.

Alphaeus Hunton’s life is centered around his work in the National Negro Congress, the Council on African Affairs and Black liberation generally. My goal is multifaceted. First, I. LynchingOurNationalCrime ls-Barnett NegroDisfranchisementasitAffectstheWhiteMan uiry TheNeedo(Organization ByMr.

Official communist sources had the following to say about the birth of the National Negro Congress: "It may be remembered that the National Negro Congress was proposed last May at a national conference held in Washington.

"There were other speakers who made valuable contributions on the plight of the Negro at the May Conference at Washington. Creator National Negro Congress (U.S.) Call number Sc MG Physical description linear feet (1 folder) Language English Preferred Citation [Item], National Negro Congress records (additions), Sc MGSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library.

The National Negro Congress was a civil rights organization that developed out of a conference at Howard University. That gathering featured a number of prominent black intellectuals and activists such as A. Philip Randolph, John P.

Davis, and James organization started in earnest with its first convening conference in Chicago in February Funn testified that she had been a member of the Communist Party from May until June ofand that during the period from until she was the legislative representative of the National Negro Congress in Washington, D.

Mrs. Funn stated that the National Negro Congress was a puppet of the Communist Party and that the program. African America, Communists, and the National Negro Congress, Digitized archives and manuscripts collection of the National Negro Congress, which organization was established in to "secure the right of the Negro people to be free from Jim Crowism, segregation, discrimination, lynching, and mob violence" and "to promote the spirit.

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Death Blow to Jim Crow: The National Negro Congress and the Rise of Militant Civil Rights Erik S. Gellman During the Great Depression, black intellectuals, labor organizers, and artists formed the National Negro Congress (NNC) to demand a "second emancipation" in America.

An Appeal to the World. A Statement on the Denial of Human Rights to Minorities in the Case of Citizens of Negro Descent in the United States of America and an Appeal to the United Nations for Redress (New York: NAACP, ) (prepared under the editorial supervision of W.E.

Burghardt Du Bois, with contributions by Earl B. Dickerson, Milton R. Konvitz, William R. (Robert) Ming, Jr., Leslie S. During the Great Depression, black intellectuals, labor organizers, and artists formed the National Negro Congress (NNC) to demand a second emancipation in America.

Over the next decade, the NNC and its offshoot, the Southern Negro Youth Congress, sought to coordinate. Second National Negro Congress.” J. Davis, youthful Congress Se cretary announced that the Second Congress will be held in Philadel phia. Pa., October Shocked and angered at reading news of a "guilty verdict" in the Norris case, Mr.

Davis stated: "The Philadelphia Congress in October should record the mass. Second National Negro Congress.” J. Davis, youthful Congress Se-cretary announced that the Second Congress will be held inPhiladel-phia. Pa., October Shocked and angered at reading news of a "guilty verdict" in the Norriscase, stated: "The Philadelphia Congress in October should record the mass anger oftheNegro.

If we make the proper orientation, we will be able to build the biggest Congress of Negro people ever held. It means patient work in Negro organizations.§ The May, conference in Howard University was acknowledged by the communist high-command as a starting point for the National Negro Congress.

The United States Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations (AGLOSO) was a list drawn up on April 3, at the request of the United States Attorney General (and later Supreme Court justice) Tom C.

Clark. The list was intended to be a compilation of organizations seen as "subversive" by the United States those were: Communist fronts, the Ku Klux Klan and the Nazi.

National Negro Congress, Annual program for the Second National Negro Congress, Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October41 32 National Negro Labor Council, membership flier, circa s Philadelphia Book Club, newsletter, undated.

Yergan was the first African American to do YMCA work in South Africa; he was a mentor of Govan Mbeki, who later achieved distinction in the African National Congress; he was one of the first African Americans to work as an adjunct lecturer at City College of New York; he was the second president of the National Negro Congress; and with Paul.The National Negro Congress was established in to "secure the right of the Negro people to be free from Jim Crowism, segregation, discrimination, lynching, and mob violence" and "to promote the spirit of unity and cooperation between Negro and white people.".BUILD THE NATIONAL NEGRO CONGRESS MOVEMENT.

By JAMES W. FORD CLARA ZETKIN AT THE CRADLE OF THE SECOND INTER­ NATIONAL. By BORIS REINSTEIN BOOK REVIEW A Contribution to the Popularization of the Leninist Position on the Negro Question.

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