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" Africa but in every country and everywhere, and hence it is their desire that wherever persons of African descent are civilized and able to meet the tests of surrounding culture, they shall be accorded the same rights as their fellow citizens ; they shall... "
The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers, Vol ... - Page 5
by Marcus Garvey - 1995 - 840 pages
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Treaty of Peace with Germany: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - Treaty of Versailles - 1919 - 1297 pages
...conditions, not only in Africa but in every country and everywhere, and hence it is their desire that wherever persons of African descent are civilized...and social equality according to ability and desert. We desire that this great league of nations, this covenant, may becure protection of life and property...
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Scott's Official History of the American Negro in the World War

Emmett Jay Scott - African-American soldiers - 1919 - 511 pages
...culpable. The Congress did make some impression in Paris and passed the following significant resolutions : "Wherever persons of African descent are civilized...and social equality according to ability and desert. "Whenever it is proven that African natives are not receiving just treatment at the hands of any State...
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Treaty of Peace with Germany. Hearings ... July 31 - Sept. 12, 1919

United States. Congress. Senate. Foreign Relations - 1919
...conditions, not only in Africa but in every country and everywhere, and hence it is their desire that wherever persons of African descent are civilized...and social equality according to ability and desert. We desire that this great league of nations, this covenant, may secure protection of life and property...
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Treaty of Peace with Germany: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - Treaty of Versailles - 1919 - 1297 pages
...conditions, not only in Africa but in every country and everywhere, and hence it is their desire that wherever persons of African descent are civilized and able to meet the tests of surrovinding culture, they shall be accorded the same rights as their fellow citizens; they shall not...
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Race, War, and Surveillance: African Americans and the United States ...

Mark Ellis - History - 2001 - 352 pages
...religion. The most important resolution, so far as black Americans were concerned, was that Where ever persons of African descent are civilized and able...social equality according to ability and desert." While in Paris, Du Bois met Woodrow Wilson's adviser, Col. Edward M. House, and the American colonial...
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W. E. B. Du Bois: The Quest for the Abolition of the Color Line

Zhang Juguo - Social Science - 2001 - 195 pages
...persons of African descent should be accorded the same rights as their fellow citizens. They should not be denied on account of race or color a voice...and social equality according to ability and desert. i. The natives should be guaranteed greater security of life and property. The native workers should...
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Du Bois and His Rivals

Raymond Wolters - History - 2002 - 311 pages
...the prerogatives of an international Talented Tenth. An official resolution asserted that "Whenever persons of African descent are civilized and able...denied on account of race or color a voice in their own Government."104 The PanAfrican Congress, in short, brought together educated representatives of the...
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The New Negro: Readings on Race, Representation, and African American ...

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Gene Andrew Jarrett - History - 2007 - 591 pages
...approved, despite the fact that these resolutions had two paragraphs of tremendous significance to us: Wherever persons of African descent are civilized...and social equality according to ability and desert. Whenever it is proven that African natives are not receiving just treatment at the hands of any State...
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