Congress of Afrikan People

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Duration: Unknown, existed in the 1970s
Location: United States


The Congress of Afrikan People (CAP) promoted black nationalism. CAP opposed imperialism and white supremacy. CAP supported the Zimbabwe African National Union (Z.A.N.U., ZANU), the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of South Africa, and South West African People's Organization (SWAPO, S.W.A.P.O.) of Namibia. CAP was involved in the October 11-13, 1975 Working Conference on Southern Africa in Madison, Wisconsin including planning in advance and attended the conference. (Source: CAP document on this website; other documents on the website;  History of the Congress of Afrikan People, First Published: Unity and Struggle, Vol. V, No. 6, June 1976, accessed November 12, 2019;  Congress of Afrikan People on Wikipedia, accessed November 12, 2019; and The Congress of African People: Baraka, Brother Mao, and the Year of '74 by Robeson Taj P. Frazier, accessed November 12, 2019.)