Minutes, Executive Board Meeting, December 9, 1976

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undate, sometime after December 9, 1976 and before the next Executive Board meeting in 1977
2 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Switzerland, United Nations
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • 2. Brief Reports • a) Ray Gould reported that over $900 was raised at the poetry reading on October 31, 1976 at the home of Carl & Marguerite Cartwright. • b) Gould also reported on the anti-apartheid poster competitions. • c) Publications • d) Demonstration • 3. Zimbabwe • 4. Finances • 5. Bank Campaign • 6. The Carter Administration • 7. Krugerrand • 8. Namibia • The minutes discuss volunteer Herb Yavel, ZIPA, ACOA history, the Angola pamphlet, women under apartheid, Zimbabwe chronology, student demonstrations against apartheid, the National Student Coalition Against Racism (NSCAR), the Socialist Workers Party (SWP), Callistus Ndlovu, ANC/ZAPU, the Geneva talks, the Patriotic Front delegation formed by ZAPU and ZANU, Bishop Muzorewa, Ndabaningi Sithole, Ian Smith, the British delegation, disagreement over the independence date, the Kissinger proposals, the proposals of the African delegation for an elected president, an assembly, the Smith regime, November 10 seminar on bank loans to South Africa, Tim Smith, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a list of new bank loans, a statement being circulated for signatures, a demonstration outside Citibank in Harlem, Chase, Amalgamated Bank of Chicago, Republic National Bank, Krugerrand sales, the feasibility of boycott action against banks, discussions with the transition team, possible appointees to be Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, Ted Lockwood, the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), the National Black Assembly, the Commission on Racial Justice, the United Church of Christ (UCC), A&S (Abraham & Strauss) management, the gold coin, jewelry, WBLS, Sean McBride's retirement as U.N. Commissioner for Namibia, William Booth, Robert Browne, Elsie Carrington, Collin Gonze, Janet Hooper, William Johnston, David Lampel, Elizabeth Landis, Gail Morlan, David Robinson,  George Houser, Paul Irish, Rafael Gould, Richard Knight, and Marvin Rich.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections