1st Annual Southern African Medical Aid Fund Fundraising Dinner

by Southern Africa Medical Aid Fund
Oakland, California, United States
Undated, March 1988?
1 page
Type: Leaflet
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English

Leaflet announces a fundraising dinner on April 17, 1988 for the Southern Africa Medical Fund, with Richmond Mayor George Livingston, at Easter Hill Methodist Church in Richmond, California. The Keynote Speaker is Rev. Tshenuwani Simon Farisani, anti-apartheid activist, poet, philosopher, and author, who was tortured in South African Prisons. He will speak on "The Moment of Crisis." There will be South African food, and the Vukani Mewethu Choir will sing South African freedom songs. Dr. Jeff Ritterman, Kaiser Richmond, will show video of his trips to South Africa and speak about the “Medical Consequences of Apartheid." The event is dedicated to the memory of Cleophas Brown; labor, civil rights and antiapartheid activist.

Collection: Miloanne Hecathorn papers