Pop focus: Superman wishes you a happy Brotherhood Week!

We shared some of these PSAs a few years back, but I think the world can always stand to hear a little more about brother- and sisterhood.

Back in the 1950s, DC Comics regularly ran public service ads for National Social Welfare Assembly promoting harmony between people of difference races, creeds and nationality. A selection appears below.

Many of these ads promoted National Brotherhood Week, which was sponsored by the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) (formerly known as the National Conference of Christians and Jews) and was observed during the third week of February from the 1940s to the 1980s. 

The NCCJ is "dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry, and racism and promoting understanding and respect among all races, religions, and cultures through education, advocacy, and conflict resolution."

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