In the Middle East, the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) (4) started out as a truce monitoring operation, later taking on the task of supervising the implementation of the General Armistice Agreements, which Bunche
facilitated on Rhodes in 1949 and for which he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950.
While active in the '60s civil rights movement, an aging Bunche
found himself little valued by younger generations, To them, he seemed the "ultimate model Negro," a bureaucrat entrenched in the Establishment "system" they rejected.
"The media for reaching the Negro masses, other than through the church, which is rather rigidly controlled by mainly conservative and selfish ministers, are not well refined," Bunche
wrote, laying a preliminary blueprint about modern day church activism.
When the news came that Bunche
had won the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize, he considered declining it because, in his opinion, representatives of the UN ought not to be rewarded with prizes for their work for peace.
Whereas Du Bois, Randolph, and Bunche
were important secular thinkers who influenced King's philosophy, in Chapter 4, "Nonviolent Direct Action," Moses reminds us that King drew heavily upon African American religious thought, particularly as it was manifested in the work of Howard Thurman, another Southern-born, Morehouse-educated minister.
'A narrow escape''The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world' -- Ralph Bunche
. On May 14, 1948, the last British ship sailed from Palestine.
Center for African American Studies (JPAS editor Itibari M.
Hunt, director of the Bunche
Center and a sociology professor at UCLA.
For Arthur Ashe and ALEX HALEY and Chuck Berry and RALPH BUNCHE
and George Washington Carver and KENNETH CHENAULT and Countee Cullen and PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR and John Hope and JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN and Percy Julian and B.B.
* Applauded the work of the Centennial Campaign leaders--especially that of Dale Rogers Marshall, Jack Peltason, and Robert Hauck--and the success of the general Campaign and the special initiatives, including three new ones for the Jewel Prestage-Richard Fenno Endowment for the Ralph Bunche
Summer Institute, the Ostrom-Awan Endowment for civic education, and the Walter Beach Endowment for graduate student travel grants.
in West 19), and West notes that "visitors to Brown's home were as likely to find him playing host to Leadbelly [Huddie Ledbetter - the folk singer] as Ralph Bunche
In September, Kounalakis spoke at the Ralph Bunche
Library as part of her outreach in her new work as a "virtual fellow" in the Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR).