Educators Against Apartheid

by Educators Against Apartheid
Jamaica, New York, United States
January 1988
2 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The newsletter includes an article on the Kellogg's boycott with a cartoon by Peter Wilson, a student at LaGuardia High School for Music and the Arts. An article about the TRS (Teachers Retirement System) asks people to contact the TRS and Sandra Feldman, President of the U.F.T. (United Federation of Teachers) to call for full divestment of the pension fund. There will be a special meeting at Riverside Church about the brutal detention of young people and executions of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa; teachers are encouraged to bring their students and co-workers. The meeting is sponsored by Educators Against Apartheid, South African Youth Against Apartheid, and Educators For Social Responsibility/Metro. The newsletter asks people to support the Dellums/Cranston bills H.R. 1580/S. 566, which call for disinvestment of all U.S. corporations in Namibia and South Africa within six months of passage. (More information is available from the Washington Office on Africa.) The South African government has reported that exports of coal have dropped 29% worldwide; exports to the U.S. also have fallen. The newsletter discusses the A.F.R.I.C.A. video by Statsasoic; The Africa Fund is circulating the video and study guide, Dr. Mary Bassett's reported at the E.A.A. meeting about terrorist attacks and attempts by South Africa to destabilize the economy of Zimbabwe. A soldier captured from the 101st Battalion of the South Africa West Africa Territorial Force based in Namibia revealed that U.S. citizens are in the South African Army fighting inside Angola. Contents: Snap, Crackle, and POP Boycott Kellogg's • TRS vs Apartheid • APARTHEID IS WRONG • Stop the Executions! • A 7 Year Old Speaks Out… • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spoke Out Against Apartheid • Legislative Update • A LESSON FOR YOUR CLASS • Question: How Are Laws Made? • Sanctions DO Work! • Anti-Apartheid Curriculum • Statsasonic • FRONT LINE STATES • Your help is needed!!!
Used by permission of Paula Rogovin, a former member of Educators Against Apartheid.
Collection: Educators Against Racism and Apartheid Papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections