United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

PREAMBLE Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which … Read MoreUnited Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

(1947) W.E.B. DuBois, “An Appeal to the World : A Statement of Denial of Human Rights to Minorities…”

(1947) W.E.B. DuBois, “An Appeal to the World : A Statement of 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.” Introduction There are in … Read More(1947) W.E.B. DuBois, “An Appeal to the World : A Statement of Denial of Human Rights to Minorities…”

George Washington Williams’s Open Letter to King Leopold on the Congo, 1890

  Image Ownership: Public Domain George Washington Williams, “An Open Letter to His Serene Majesty Leopold II, King of the Belgians and Sovereign of the Independent State of Congo By Colonel, The Honorable Geo. W. Williams, of the United States of America,” 1890 Good and … Read MoreGeorge Washington Williams’s Open Letter to King Leopold on the Congo, 1890

Black Ministers of the Dutch Reformed Church: Statement on Apartheid, 1973

Black Ministers of the Dutch Reformed Church: Statement on Apartheid Statement by Black Ministers of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Afrika (Dutch Reformed Church in Africa) Johannesburg November 16, 1973 The ministers fraternal of the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa met to discuss newspaper reports … Read MoreBlack Ministers of the Dutch Reformed Church: Statement on Apartheid, 1973

SASO Resolution on Black Theology, 1971

South African Students Organization (SASO) “Resolution on Black Theology” Resolution No. 57 taken at General Students’ Council 1971 This G.S.C. believes that: (1) Black theology is not a theology of absolutes, but grapples with existential situations. Black theology is not a theology of theory but … Read MoreSASO Resolution on Black Theology, 1971