Mencken"--had excoriated Bunche
for being a Jewish pawn who was "likely to increase [the] hostility of the colored people of the East for American Negroes.
Proving that neither poverty nor limited English proficiency is necessarily the cause of poor performance, Bunche
has doubled overall the percentage of students in grades 2-5 doing math and reading at grade level--from 39 percent in 2003 to 84 percent in 2006, and from 34 percent to 65 percent, respectively.
The Secretariat staff "started from scratch," as Bunche
himself suggested, unaware of what peacekeeping would involve, improvising as they went along, and making mistakes.
received the Peace Prize for negotiating the peace agreement that ended the Arab-Israeli war of 1948; Dr.
, Ralph, "Education in Black and White," The Journal of Negro Education, Vol.
was between (A) Israel and Britain; (B) Iran and Iraq; (C) Israel and Lebanon.
The Ralph Bunche
Summer Institute  was founded in 1986 for the purpose of exposing promising African-American undergraduates to graduate studies in political science.
76) These were widely cited both before and during World War II in the black press and by prominent African-Americans, including Walter White, whose antilynching novel, Fire in the Flint, had been burned by the Nazis, by Ralph Bunche
, who criticized the Nazis for introducing "Jim Crow in Paris," and by Du Bois, who decried Hitler for having "sneered at mongrel France.
, a US citizen on the UN staff, was appointed acting mediator, and, by great perseverance, he succeeded in negotiating armistice agreements between Israel and Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria.
I picked a speech Ralph Bunche
gave at Fisk University in the 1940s entitled "The Barriers of Race Can Be Surmounted," and I still think about that speech on days when I doubt it.
Though she sees nothing amiss with this, Conor Cruise O'Brien, in The Siege: The Saga of Israel and Zionism, suggests that Bunche
drafted a document that
Cohen is the Executive Director of ChildRights International Research Institute and is also a research associate at the Ralph Bunche
Institute on the United Nations.