Africa Research Group

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Duration: Fall 1968-1973
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


The Africa Research Group (ARG) was a radical research /action collective concerned with exposing and fighting American imperialist penetration of Africa. ARG was a movement research and education project that focused on analyzing United States imperialist penetration of Africa. ARG hoped to promote a more informed concern with and protest against the role the U.S. played in the domination of Africa and to contribute to the sharpening and extending an anti-imperialist and anti-racist consciousness within the movement for social change. When the organization decided to close, it donated is archives to the African-American led Africa Information Service. (Source: ARG and Africa Information Service publications.)

Organizational Archive


Title: Africa Research Group (Danny Schechter collection) archive
Time Span: 1969 - 1972
Media: one box
Description: Material of the Africa Research Group (ARG). The collection was deposited by Danny Schechter, a member of the Africa Research Group.
Housed At: Michigan State University Library, Special Collections
Location: 100 Library, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States
Catalog/Finding Aid: view
Phone: 517-353-8700
Related Website: http://www.lib.msu.edu/spc/index/