STRUGGLE

ORGANIZING FOR ACTION: THE CHURCH
by Southern Africa Support Project
Washington, DC, United States
Undated, early 1987
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: THE RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY AND SOUTHERN AFRICA WORK • PRAYER BREAKFAST MINISTERS MEETING • PROJECT: FREE SOUTH AFRICA SUNDAY • WHMM-TV TO AIR SPECIAL PROGRAMS MAY 18-20 • SOUTHERN AFRICA: REGION UNDER SIEGE • SOUTH AFRICA: FREE THE CHILDREN! • BLACK FILM INSTITUTE TO SCREEN TWO FILMS • The newsletter advertises events during Southern Africa Week 1987. Programs to be shown on WHMM-TV include "Torture of A South African Pastor," "Poppie," "Black Dog," "Apartheid’s People," "Nelson Mandela: The Struggle is my Life," "Maids and Madams," and "Witness To Apartheid." The newsletter advertises "Namibia: Country Under Siege," an audio slide show. Southern Africa Week events include the ANNUAL SASP/WHUR RADIOTHON, LUNCHTIME DISCUSSION: DESTRUCTION AND DESTABILIZATION IN MOZAMBIQUE, and a BLACK FILM INSTITUTE FILM FESTIVAL that will screen "Maids and Madams" by Mira Hermesh and "Howl at the Moon." A series of forums addressing pressing issues in Southern Africa will be held at All Soul’s Unitarian Universalist Church, Augustana Lutheran Church and St. Paul Augustine Catholic Church, Parklands Community Center, St. Timothy Episcopal Church, and Church of the Living Christ. The newsletter mentions South African Lutheran pastor Tshemuwemi Simon Farisani, imprisonment, a hunger strike, Poppie Nongena, the McNeil/Lehrer Newshour, a miner, a farmer, a Black township, the 1985 State of Emergency, children, Black women, Winnie Mandela, the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), the Institute for Policy Studies, Western Plaza, University of the District of Columbia (UDC), and the Detainees Parents Support Committee (DPSC).
Used by permission of former members of Southern Africa Support Project.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers