[Comrades: The Student-to-student Anti-Apartheid Empowerment Tour was a great success in Houston]

by Texas Coalition for a Free South Africa
Houston, Texas, United States
May 3, 1993
4 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Report to the Student Anti-Apartheid Network (c/o John McDonald) about the Student-to Student Anti-Apartheid Empowerment Tour to Houston. Mlungisi "Lulu" Johnson and Clayton Lillienfeldt spoke with high school and college students, union members and officials, and various community leaders about the struggle for a democratic South Africa and the need for on-going grass root support for the African National Congress. The report includes the itinerary of the events during the tour, a Financial Report, copies of media coverage, and the tour brochure. The report says a speakers bureau is being organized to arrange speaking engagements for local ANC members and other prominent members of the ANC. Interest is expressed in sending educational brigades to South Africa in connection with the forthcoming elections and in literacy campaigns. News articles include "ANC ask support of TSU students" by Patricia Mason; "Tuesday 23"; "ANC youth meet Texas workers, students" by Jerry Freiwirth; and "Oil workers: 'new awareness of S. Africa fight'" by Patti Iiyama. The report mentions sanctions, Texas Southern University (TSU), Nelson Mandela, F.W. de Klerk, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, the Student Bar Association, African Law Students' Association, the ANC Youth League, Rice University, College of the Mainland, High School for Performing and Visual Arts, Hilda Gentry, Local 4-227 of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers (OCAW) union, Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Rothko Chapel, human rights, Sissy Farenthold, the Democratic Party, Tom Kleven, and Patsy Butler.
Used by permission of Thomas Kleven, a former member of the Texas Coalition for a Free South Africa.
Collection: Houston Anti-Apartheid Material (Thomas Kleven collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections