[Dear Pastor, When President Nelson Mandela made his first ever State Visit to the United States, he worshipped at Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem New York]

President Nelson Mandela, Remarks at Canaan Baptist Church, Harlem, New York, Sunday, October 2, 1994
by Dumisani S. Kumalo, Religious Action Network, American Committee on Africa
with Nelson Mandela, Jesse Louis Jackson
New York, New York, United States
October 14, 1994
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
7 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Mailing to pastors and members of the Religious Action Network (RAN), including a cover letter and the full text of remarks by Nelson Mandela and the Rev. Jesse Jackson at Canaan Baptist Church on October 2, 1994. The mailing recalls President Nelson Mandela’s first visit to the United States, when he worshipped at Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem, where Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, chairperson of the Religious Action, presides. The letter says that President Clinton hosted a White House Conference on Africa in June, and Jennifer Davis, Executive Director of the American Committee on Africa, was among a select group of 1,000 invited experts and that among the speakers was Salim A. Salim, Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity.
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
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Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive