Sue Bailey Thurman and Howard Thurman travelled to India, Burma and Ceylon, as part of the first African-American delegation to colonial India in 1935-1936, at the height of its anti-colonial struggle against the British Empire. Known as the Pilgrimage of Friendship to the East, the delegation was organized by the Student Christian Movement in theContinue reading “The Thurman Delegation in India, 1935-1936”
Kasturba Gandhi speaking at a public event and spinning cotton.
I am here to sing thee songs. In this hall of thine I have a corner seat. In thy world I have no work to do; my useless life can only break out in tunes without a purpose. When the hour strikes for thy silent worship at the dark temple of midnight, command me, myContinue reading “The Peacock Lyre”
This war has been forced upon us, not by the German people, not by German workers, peasants and intellectuals, whose sufferings we well understand, but by the clique of bloodthirsty Fascist rulers of Germany who have enslaved Frenchmen, Czechs, Poles, Serbians, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, Holland, Greece and other nations. Citizens of the Soviet Union: TheContinue reading “Vyacheslav Molotov – The Nazi Invasion of Russia”
Extending condolences upon the death of W. E. B. Du Bois and praising “his unflinching struggle against the racial discrimination policy of the imperialists.”
In December 1921, Du Bois publishes the last issue of the children’s magazine he edited called, The Brownie’s Book. The following article by one Blanche Watson, which declares Gandhi a saint, appeared. Is the world ready to learn the lesson that war is murder, the writer asks.