[Dear Friend: What a year it has been!]

by TransAfrica Forum
with Randall Robinson
Washington, DC, United States
May 14, 1990
3 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: Southern Africa, Africa, Nigeria
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Caribbean, Europe, Jamaica
Language: English
A cover letter and leaflet advertising the Transafrica Forum 9th ANNUAL FOREIGN POLICY CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON "The Changing Globe: Implications for U.S. Relations with the Black World" on June 1, 1990 at the Cannon House 0ffice Building. Participants include New York Mayor David Dinkins and Dr. Ali Mazrui, leading scholar on Africa's international relations. Panel topics include Human Rights: Causes and American Roles; Abandoned in the Crossfire: The Caribbean and the U.S. Drug War; The European Upheavals: Effect on Africa and U.S. Policy; and Recent Developments in Southern Africa. Panelists include Congressmen Charles Rangel (D-NY) and Alan Wheat (D-MO); The Honorable K.D. Knight, Jamaica's Minister of National Security; Victor Toko, Organization of African Unity; Susan Kidd, Television Anchor; Nancy Ely-Raphel, U.S. State Department; Ibrahim Gambari, Ambassador to the UN, Nigeria; Michael Posner, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights; Atherton Martin, Development GAP; and Kenneth Walker, Panelist on "Off the Record.” The mailing mentions Namibian independence, the Cold War, Warsaw Pact, Comecon, Margaret Thatcher, human rights, poor countries, U.S. policy toward apartheid, Nelson Mandela's release, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), and Bertram Lee.
Used by permission of TransAfrica Forum.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers