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Southern Africa Task Force

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Duration: 1982- Unknown
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


The Southern Africa Task Force was organized following a Southwest Regional Forum in Houston organized by Congressman Mickey Leland which included a session on South Africa. Activities including bring in speakers from the American Committee on Africa, a campaign against South African Airways landing in Houston, the Nelson Mandela Run for Freedom, and education of people in the Houston area about the oppressive conditions of the people in South Africa and Namibia. (Source: Beneva Williams Nyamu and "Educate to Liberate" by the Southern Africa Task Force, 1982.)