Spirit of A New South Africa

November 1990 Speaking Tour featuring Sister Bernard Ncube
by Global Exchange
with Kevin Danaher
San Francisco, California, United States
24 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Itinerary & Host Groups Nationwide • Biography of Sister Bernard • Introducing Global Exchange • Introducing the Hosts of Sister Ncube's National Speaking Tour • A THEOLOGIAN OF THE PEOPLE An Interview with The Reverend Smangaliso Mkhatshwa • Get Involved in the Struggle Against Apartheid • MATERIAL AND FINANCIAL AID • CITIZENS DIPLOMACY • JOIN BOYCOTT CAMPAIGNS of SHELL and COCA-COLA • STAY INFORMED • EDUCATE OTHERS • Vukani Makhosikazi: South African Women Speak Out • Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress on the Emancipation of Women in South Africa • The Ongoing War in Southern Africa • Losses From South African Aggression, 1980-1988 • What Is Our Responsibility? • Beyond Safaris: A Guide to Building People-to-People Ties with Africa • Join a Global Exchange Reality Tour to South Africa & Zimbabwe • Global Exchange Reality Tours: Travel with A Purpose • The pamphlet says the hosts include the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Church Women United in Columbus and Franklin County, Carolina Peace Resource Center, International House, Louisiana State Committee Against Apartheid, Austin Peace and Justice Coalition, Center For South African Ministry, Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Southern Africa Committee, Chicago Committee in Solidarity with South Africa (CCISSA), Milwaukee / Potsdam – Eluxolweni Sister Community Task Force, Madison Anti-Apartheid Coalition, and Ohio State University Black Studies Extension Center. The pamphlet says Sister Bernard is a 57-year-old nun from Soweto; in her community at St. Mary's Convent in Kagiso Township, she is known with deep affection as Mma Rona (Our Mother)-the mother of Kagiso. She is currently president of the Federation of South African Women and the Federation of Transvaal Women.  The pamphlet includes an interview with the Reverend Smangaliso Mkhatshwa, Secretary General of the Institute of Contextual Theology. The pamphlet discusses apartheid, the United Democratic Front (UDF), the African National Congress (ANC), F.W. de Klerk, rent, U.S. policy, the Mass Democratic Movement (MDM), the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Crossroads Squatter Camp, National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), Jonas Savimbi, sanctions, Lindiwe Mabuza, Tebogo Mafole, the Mozambique Support Network, Fund for a Free South Africa (FRESA), American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Angola Foundation, TransAfrica, Washington Office on Africa (WOA), U.S.-South Africa Sister Community Project, Southern Africa Media Center, pass laws, ANC Women’s League, a Charter of Women's Rights,  KwaZulu Chief Minister Gatsha Buthelezi, Nelson Mandela, violence, Bantustans, the Conservative Party, the AWB, the Southern African Development Coordinating Council (SADCC), Robert Magube, Ron Dellums, the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA),  John Aitchenson, the Centre for Adult Education, Cuban troops, FNLA (National Front for the Liberation of Angola) the CIA, MPLA (Movement for the Liberation of Angola), the Reagan administration, Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (FRELIMO), and Mozambique National Resistance (MNR).
Collection: Private collection of Lyndall Hare