AMELIA BLOSSOM HOUSE - DELIVERANCE: sisterhood is universal

by Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid
Seattle, Washington, United States
June 1985
4 pages
Type: Program
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Program for an event on June 23, 1985 at the Central Area Senior Center. The program says Amelia Blossom House was born in Wynberg, Cape Town; she received a B.A. from the University of Cape Town in 1961; she left for England in 1963; while teaching in London, she studied drama at the Guildhall Scholl of Music and Drama; she has lived in Kentucky since 1972, receiving her M.A. degree from the University of Louisville in 1977; she completed her studies there: for her dissertation she wrote a study of the life and works of her colleague-in-exile Dennis Brutus; she was placed on Kwanzaa Honors List of the Chicago Black Arts Celebration with Zindzi Mandela, Ilua Mackay, Bessie Head, Fatima Dike, Gladys Thomas and Miriam Tlali. The program includes Introductions - Esther Mumford; On drums - Loma Chiorah-Dye, Sheree Sparks; Poetry by - Maryanu Eltayeb, Yemisi Jimoh; and Reading-performance by - Amelia Blossom House, poet-in-exile, South Africa. The program says sponsors are the Ad Hoc Committee for Amelia House Readings, the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid, and the Multi-Greek Council. The program includes art by Selma Waldman. [Note: apparently the correct spelling of the name is Lora Chiorah-Dye.]
Used by permission of former members of the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid.
Collection: Southern Africa Solidarity in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (Selma Waldman collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections