Program of a reception honoring Oliver R. Tambo, President of the African National Congress, on January 22, 1987. People listed on the program are: Harry Belafonte, Host and Master of Ceremonies; Tilden Le Melle, President of American Committee on Africa and Provost of Hunter College; Little Steven Van Zandt, Producer, “Sun City”; M. William Howard, Vice President of American Committee on Africa; Jennifer Davis, Executive Director of American Committee on Africa; Frank C. Montero, Chairman of The Africa Fund; and Oliver R. Tambo. The program lists patrons, donors and sponsors and members of Artists United Against Apartheid. At the reception, in cooperation with Artists United Against Apartheid, The Africa Fund will present President Tambo with a contribution of $100,000, a portion of artist royalties from the “Sun City” album which sold over one million copies worldwide. These funds will support ANC educational and cultural projects for South African refugees. Proceeds from the reception will also benefit ANC refugee projects.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund).
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections