A Luta Continua

the struggle continues
(ISSUE No. 5)
by South Africa Catalyst Project
with Joel Saxe, Karl Seidman, Scott Shear, Charlie Bagli, Josh Nessen
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 1979
10 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Sweden
Language: English
The newsletter notes the decline in momentum of the student anti-apartheid movement, several years having passed since the Soweto student uprisings and the brutal murder of Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko. It reports on the People's Front for the Liberation of Southern Africa, the Willamette Coalition Against Apartheid, and the Concerned Citizens Committee on Africa. The newsletter reports that Solomon Mahlangu was hanged. The newsletter says the African Activist Association at UCLA is sponsoring a four-day conference on Apartheid, Imperialism, and Africa, with keynote speakers from ANC (African National Congress), ZAPU (Zimbabwe African People's Union), SWAPO (South West Africa People’s Organization), Polisario, and the OAU (Organization of African Unity). The newsletter reports on allegations in South African newspapers and by Eschel Rhoodie about Michigan publisher John McGoff’s relationship with the South African Department of Information. The newsletter reports on U.S. imports on uranium from South Africa and Namibia and notes that the U.S. helped South Africa start its nuclear program in 1957 by building a test reactor, Safari I. • CAMPUS UPDATE • Amherst College • Dartmouth • Brandeis • Harvard • Columbia • Univ. of Florida • SUNY- Binghamton • Wesleyan • Willamette Univ., Salem Oregon • CONTINUED PROTESTS AGAINST SA LOANS • SWEDISH CURB ON SA INVESTMENT • BERKELEY VOTES FOR DIVESTMENT • ANTI-DRAFT MOVEMENT BUILDING • SA'S GLOBAL PROPAGANDA EMPIRE • JOHANNESBURG-HARRISBURG CONNECTION • FREEDOM FIGHTER HANGED • KUMALO TOUR • AFRICAN ACTIVIST CONFERENCE • CITIZENS COMMITTEE PLANS PROJECTS • US STRATEGISTS GO ON SAFARI • New Film Distributor • SOUTHERN AFRICA MAGAZINE • ATTENTION ACTIVISTS • PAC Pamphlets
This item was digitized by the Amistad Research Center, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
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Used by permission of former members of the South Africa Catalyst Project.
Collection: American Committee on Africa collection, Amistad Research Center