MEN SHOULD WALK UPRIGHT IN THE LAND WHERE THEY WERE BORN

prepared by the SOUTHERN AFRICA TASK FORCE for the annual meeting of the MASSACHUSETTS CONFERENCE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
by Southern Africa Task Force
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
May 1972
Publisher: Massachusetts Conference Task Force on Southern Africa
16 pages
CONTENTS: AN AWAKENING • SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA, COLONIAL PARTITION - AFRICA 1914 • SOUTHERN AFRICA A Resolution adopted by the Eighth General Synod June 28, 1971 • THE STRUGGLE WITHIN • HELP FROM WITHOUT • ACTION TAKEN: RESOLUTION ON SOUTHERN AFRICA AND GUINEA-BISSAU CONSIDERED AT THE MAY 1972 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MASSACHUSETTS CONFERENCE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST • SOURCES. This report prepared by the Southern Africa Task Force for the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Conference United Church of Christ includes a quote by Albert Schweitzer, from Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Payton, and from and The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs. The report discusses the Gulf Oil Corporation, Polaroid, Portuguese colonialism, liberation movements, NATO, U.S. companies, investments, economic and military assistance to Portugal, South West Africa, apartheid, sugar quota for South African sugar, South African Airways landing rights in the U.S., NASA, General Motors Corporation, Ford, Chrysler, Mobil, Caltex, Standard oil of New Jersey, IBM, Honeywell, National Cash Register, Chase Manhattan, First National City; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, General Tire & Rubber, Union Carbide, U.S. Steel , sales of arms, tourism, racial justice, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Fund to Combat Racism, pass laws, the right of workers to strike or engage in collective bargaining, the contract labor system, American Metal Climax, Newmont Mining, the Pearce Commission, the United Nations, the Dutch Angola Committee, the Gulf Boycott Coalition, the Church Project on United States Investments in Southern Africa, the International Longshoremen's Association (AFL-CIO), dock workers, Rhodesian chrome, Burnside, the Chicago UCC Task Force on Southern Africa, the Export-Import Bank, Continental Illinois, and Bishop Colin Winter.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root