Coalition of Concerned Black Americans

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Duration: Unknown, existed in 1971 - Unknown, existed in 1981
Location: New York, New York, United States


The Coalition of Concerned Black Americans was a volunteer group of academics, lawyers, clergyman, and national and community groups concerned about matters of critical importance to the welfare of Black citizens. The Coalition of Concerned Black Americans was a member of the American Coordinating Committee for Equality in Sport and Society (ACCESS) from 1977 until 1981 or later. Through its membership of ACCESS the Coalition of Concerned Black Americans supported the sports boycott of South Africa and campaigned against sporting links between the United States and South Africa. (Source: Coalition of Concerned Black Americans document on this website; ACCESS documents on this website; and World Council of Churches Archives accessed May 5, 2012; DJB Foundation Records, 1971-1975 accessed May 5, 2012.)