SOUTH AFRICA ON TRIAL

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
About September 1978
2 pages
Leaflet advertising an evening of politics and culture at Arlington Street Church on October 14. Advertised speakers and performers include Andrew Lukele of the Black Consciousness Movement, Anne Shepard Turner of the Wilmington 10, Rep. Mel King, jazz musician Stanton Davis, the Voices of Black Persuasion, Ensemble Afrique, and Jean-Claude Martineau.  Proceeds will go to the Soweto 11 defense. The leaflet discusses the 1976 Soweto uprising, pass laws, apartheid, Bantustans, Jimmy Carter, the First National Bank of Boston, and economic sanctions. The leaflet says the sponsors are the African Liberation Support Committee, the African National Congress, the Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa, the Boston Guardian Club, International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, the New England Committee on Southern Africa, CPPAX, the Northeast Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa, Revolutionary Student Brigade, Revolutionary Workers Headquarters, the S. Africa Solidarity Committee, the Steve Biko Memorial Committee, and the Winnie Mandela Solidarity Committee. • Free The Soweto 11 - - Victory to the South African People • U.S Out of South Africa [Note: the Winnie Mandela Solidarity Committee was apparently also known as the Winnie Mandela Solidarity Coalition.]
Used by permission of former members of the Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa.