Duration: Fall 1976 – unknown, existed in 1980 Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
United People's Campaign Against Apartheid and Racism (UPCAAR) organized on Southern Africa and issues of racism in the U.S. UPCAAR subsumed the Coalition to Stop the Rhodesian and South African Imports. It organized a number of groups in Philadelphia to participate in a national speaking tour of representatives of SWAPO and the South African Military Refugee Aid Fund in 1980. UPCAAR was an affiliate starting in the late 1970s of the national Campaign to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa which campaign against U.S. banks making loans to South Africa and racist practices in the U.S. (Source: various UPCAAR documents on this website.)
Related Archive Title: Cornelius Moore African Activist Collection Time Span: mid 1970s-early 1980s Description: The collection includes documents from the Philadelphia-based group United People's Campaign Against Apartheid and Racism (UPCAAR) from 1980. It also includes political button from a number of organizations in Philadelphia, Oregon, and Barcelona, Spain (in Catalan), and some of unknown origin. The program of the Amandla Festival of Unity concert at Harvard Stadium on July 21, 1979 is also included.
Housed At: Michigan State University Library, Special Collections Location: 100 Library, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States Phone: 517-353-8700 Related Website:http://www.lib.msu.edu/spc/index/