San Francisco, California, United States
Undated, about mid-September 1977?
1 page
Type: Report
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Cuba
Language: English
The report says Prexy Nesbitt is an Afro-American currently serving as Executive Associate for the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) whose primary work is as National Coordinator of the Committee to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa (COBLSA), which is focusing on a nation-wide campaign to stop banks from making loans to South Africa. Previously, Nesbitt was based in Chicago where he helped form the African-American Solidarity Committee, the Committee for the Liberation of Angola, Mozambique and Guine-Bissau (now known as the Chicago Committee for African Liberation), as well as the Amilcar Cabral Study Group. He has been to Africa six times where he worked a year for the Mozambique Liberation Secondary School, a year in northern Kenya on famine relief, and two years studying African History at the College of Dar Es Salaam; he has also been to several conferences in southern Africa. He went to Havana in February 1976 to meet with the MPLA and convened the Angola Support Conference held in Chicago May 1976. The document mentions the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) (Local 372), Africa Information Service, Return to the Source, selected speeches of Amilcar Cabral. 
This item was digitized by the Amistad Research Center, which made it available to the African Activist Archive
Used by permission of former members of Stop Banking on Apartheid.
Collection: American Committee on Africa collection, Amistad Research Center