Artists United Against Apartheid (13)

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Organization

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Principal Location: New York, New York, United States
Duration: 1985 – Unknown, 1987?
New York, New York, United States
Artists United Against Apartheid was founded by activist and performer Steven Van Zandt (Little Steven) in 1985. Othe...

Documents

New York, New York, Late 1985
This insert distributed with the "Sun City" video provides background information about South Africa, apartheid, and ...
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Artists United Against Apartheid
New York, New York, October 30, 1985
Message to activists asking them to urge radio stations to play "Sun City," an anti-apartheid album which has been re...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Artists United Against Apartheid
New York, New York, Undated, early 1986
Contents: THE RAP ATTACK The "Fat Boys" Tackle Apartheid • THE COMMUNITY SUPPORTS &qu...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Coretta Scott King
Atlanta, Georgia, December 19, 1985
Statement by Coretta Scott King at a presentation ceremony at Freedom Hall in Atlanta where she accepted the first $5...
Type: Statement
Africa coverage: South Africa
by William Bigelow, The Africa Fund, Africa World Press
New York, New York, 1985
Artists. I ain't going to play Sun City. Relocation to phony homelands. Constructive Engagement. Little Steven. M...
Type: Pamphlet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by The Africa Fund
New York, New York, Undated, late 1985 or 1986
This brochure advertises a group of related resources: the “Sun City” record album, video, book by Viking-Penguin...
Type: Brochure
Africa coverage: South Africa

Photograph

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by David Vita
New York, New York, United States, January 22, 1987
In January 1987 the American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund hosted a reception for African National Congress...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States, December 19, 1985
Little Steven speaking at a press conference where Coretta Scott King accepted the first $50,000 royalty check (on be...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa
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by UN Photo by M. Grant
New York, New York, United States, October 30, 1985
Artists United against Apartheid presented to Chairman of the Special Committee Against Apartheid the first pressing ...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa
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by Joshua Nessen
New York, New York, United States, October 1986
Tilden LeMelle (far left), chair of The Africa Fund, receives a check from Little Steven (far right) of Artists Unite...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa

Poster

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United States, 1985
Poster advertising the anti-apartheid record album SUN CITY produced by Little Steven and Arthur Baker.
Type: Poster
Africa coverage: South Africa

Audio

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by Oliver Tambo, Jennifer Davis, Harry Belafonte, American Committee on Africa, The Africa Fund
New York, New York, United States, January 22, 1987
The American Committee on Africa (ACOA) and The Africa Fund hosted a reception honoring African National Congress (AN...
Type: Presentation
Africa coverage: South Africa

Video

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New York, New York, United States, 1987
Documentary on the making of the anti-apartheid record album and video "Sun City" produced in summer 1985 a...
Type: Movie
Africa coverage: Nigeria, South Africa, Southern Africa, Tanzania