Dennis Brutus Defense Committee (18)

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Organization

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Principal Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Duration: 1981?-1983?
Chicago, Illinois, United States
The Dennis Brutus Defense Committee (DBDC) was formed about 1981. It mainly seems to have operated from Chicago but s...

Documents

by Jan Carew, Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
Evanston, Illinois, June 16, 1981
Press release by the Dennis Brutus Support Committee urges people to oppose the decision by the U.S. Department of Ju...
Type: Press Release
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, National Black Independent Political Party, Twin Cities Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa
Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 1981
Leaflet advertising program with Dennis Brutus, international poet and professor of African literature and Enoch Duma...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa, Southern Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, Jan Carew
Chicago, Illinois, March 7, 1982
A press release reports on growing support for granting political asylum to Dennis Brutus, including from Tip O’Nei...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Phyllis Thorek, Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, Jan Carew
Chicago, Illinois, April 18, 1982
This press release reports that the Department of State is going to review the Dennis Brutus political asylum request...
Type: Press Release
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Coordinating Committee
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, July 20, 1982
This press release lists members of Congress who have supported granting Brutus political asylum. This bi-partisan gr...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Coordinating Committee, Michael D. Kohn
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, August 10, 1982
Letter sent to Members of Congress asking them to send a letter to Elliott Abrams, Assistant Secretary for Human Righ...
Type: Correspondence
Africa coverage: South Africa
Chicago, Illinois, August 21, 1982
The Dennis Brutus Defense Committee expressed its shock at the assassination of Ruth First, an intellectual and membe...
Type: Press Release
Africa coverage: Mozambique, South Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
Chicago, Illinois, Sept 19, 1982
Press release listing members of Congress supporting Dennis Brutus in his fight against deportation from the United S...
Type: Press Release
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Jan Carew, Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
Chicago, Illinois, April 25, 1983
The mailing says the Dennis Brutus Case has reached a crucial stage; the Dennis Brutus Defense Committee is appealing...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, Robert Chrisman, Jan Carew
Chicago, Illinois, May 25, 1983
Letter to supporters of Dennis Brutus asking for financial contributions to cover legal costs of his July 1983 hearin...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Afrika Baraza
Chicago, Illinois, June 5, 1983
This mailing includes two Action Alerts. An alert about Dennis Brutus notes that he faces a deportation order and has...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa, Central African Federation
by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
Chicago, Illinois, About early July 1983
Leaflet advertising a picket line at the July 18 hearing at the Chicago office of the U.S. Immigration Department con...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by African National Congress, Committee for a Free South Africa, Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, Southern Africa Support Project, Washington Office on Africa, Washington Support Committee of Transafrica
Washington, DC, July 1983
Program for a tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela at People's Congregational Church on July 16, 1983. The progr...
Type: Program
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
Chicago, Illinois, Undated, August 1983?
The leaflet says the hearing will take place before Judge Irving Schwartz on Tuesday, September 6, 1983, 9:00 A.M. at...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Yodeta Bee Holly, Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, Dennis Brutus
Chicago, Illinois, September 11, 1983
A hand-written letter by Dennis Brutus to his supporters thanking them their support and sharing the new that the jud...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa
by The Chronicle of Higher Education
Chicago, Illinois, September 1983
Reprint of an article n The Chronicle of Higher Education on Dennis Brutus by the Dennis Brutus Defense Committee. Th...
Type: Article
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
Chicago, Illinois, Undated, October 1983
Mailing to all chapters of the Dennis Brutus Defense Committee (DBDC) chapters from the Chicago DBDC. At a meeting on...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa

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by Dennis Brutus Defense Committee
Chicago, Illinois, United States, About 1982?
Button issued as part of a campaign to and get asylum for Dennis Brutus and stop his deportation. Black and white but...
Type: Button
Africa coverage: South Africa