South Africa Resource Guide for study and action

by Carole Collins, National Catholic Reporter
Kansas City, Missouri, United States

March 22, 1985

Publisher: National Catholic Reporter
4 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: The nation at a glance • What is apartheid? • Mechanisms of apartheid control • How apartheid affects peoples' lives • What have others done to protest apartheid? • U.S. ties to South Africa • What can you do? • Resource groups • Chronology of South Africa • About the author … • The pamphlet is a supplement to the National Catholic Reporter. The pamphlet discusses location, population, religion, economy, South African exports and imports, military expenditure, Afrikaans, white settlers, the Nationalist Party, denying blacks citizenship and the right to vote, land, controlling freedom of movement, pass laws, influx control, repressing dissent, the Public Safety Act, the Suppression of Communism Act, the Internal Security Act, the Unlawful Organizations Act,  the African National Congress (ANC), the Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC), Nelson Mandela, Mohandas Gandhi, passive resistance, the Black Industrial and Commercial Workers Union, the Native Trust and Land Act, the Black Urban Areas Consolidation Act, the Group Areas Act, the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), bus boycott, student protests in Soweto, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, Inkatha, BCM (Black Consciousness Movement),  the Bantu Authorities Act, the defiance campaign, the Indian Congress, the Native Labor Relations Act, the Native Land Act, the prison population, banning, detention without trial, demonstrations, the Krugerrand, divestment bills, direct investment, bank loans, corporate support for apartheid, computers, IBM, Control Data, NCR, transport, Ford, General Motors (GM), Chrysler, heavy machinery, GE, Caterpillar, energy, Mobil Oil, Caltex, Exxon, Texaco, finance, government ties, the Reagan administration, shock batons, nuclear weapons, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the illegal military occupation of Namibia, forced removals, the Anti-Apartheid Act of 1985, and the Campaign to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa.
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Collection: Seattle Labor Committee Against Apartheid, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections