Duration: Unknown, apparently existed in 1980 and 1986 Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The Martin Luther King Anti-Apartheid Coalition had a relationship with Committee on Racial Concerns of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Shaka Kusaida of the Martin Luther King Anti-Apartheid Coalition was a speaker at a rally in Portland, Oregon in October 1986. (Source: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Committee on Racial Concerns archives deposited in the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College; and an October 1986 leaflet "Rally and March for Corporate Responsibility in Central America and South Africa" of Portlanders Organized for Southern African Freedom available on this website.)
Related Archive Title: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Committee on Racial Concerns Time Span: 1977-1991 (most Africa material from the 1980 and 1986) Media: 8 boxes; 4 linear ft. (Martin Luther King Anti-Apartheid Coalition 1 folder, Call to Conscience - South Africa 1 folder) Description: The records of the Committee on Racial Concerns include minutes of the committee from 1978 through 1991, as well as financial papers, publications, correspondence -- both personal and committee-wide -- and personnel recruitment and hiring information. Also included are miscellaneous documents, letters, and flyers from various events attended or sponsored by the committee, or its members; and other committee and personal memorabilia. The collection includes material on relations with other groups including the Martin Luther King Anti-Apartheid Coalition (1980) and Call to Conscience - South Africa, (1986) (presumably the Call to Conscience Network).
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