Contents: Changes are sweeping Africa • IN THE UNITED NATIONS • IN THE UNITED STATES • MBOYA TOUR • AFRICA FREEDOM DAY • ACOA’s role in African affairs • THE SOUTH AFRICA DEFENSE FUND • LEGAL AID TO KENYA • REPRESENTATION AT ALL AFRICAN PEOPLES CONFERENCE • PORTUGUESE TERRITORIES • SOUTH WEST AFRICA • RECOGNITION OF GUINEA • Other activities of the Committee • PUBLIC MEETINGS • LITERATURE PROGRAM • HELP TO AFRICAN STUDENTS • What about the future? • NATIONAL COMMITTEE • STAFF • EXECUTIVE BOARD • Report on the activities of the American Committee on Africa most of which occurred in 1958 and the first half of 1959. Includes reports on a U.S. tour by Tom Mboya. Gov. G. Mennen Williams of Michigan, A. Philip Randolph, Harry Belafonte, Ambassadors from most of the African Independent States, Prime Minister Sylvanus Olympio of French Togoland, Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie, the Conference of Independent African States, the Pan-African Freedom Movement of East and Central Africa, the All African Peoples Conference, the General Assembly, the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, the Economic Commission for Africa, the U.S. Information Bureau, war, Prime Minister Verwoerd, apartheid, the Central African Federation, Rhodesia, Nyasaland, riots, killings by police, arrests of African leaders, Mau Mau, Carnegie Hall, A. Philip Randolph, Harry Belafonte, Liberian Ambassador to the UN Charles T.O. King, the 92 defendants charged with “treason”, Dean Erwin Griswold, the trial, State Department officials, the UN Mission to South Africa, the NAACP, the National Urban League, Prime Minister Nkrumah of Ghana, Anglican Archbishop Joost de Blank of Cape Town, Professor Violaine Junod of the University of Natal, Ronald Segal, the magazine Africa South, Michael James of The New York Times, M'hammed Yazid, the Algerian National Liberation Front, Prof. Hans Kohn of City College, Africa Today Pamphlets, Professor Lorna Hahn of Temple University, Marvin Harris of Columbia University, the Africa-UN Bulletin, the Africa Bureau of London, the South African Institute of Race Relations, the Executive Director, the Associate Executive Director, George M. Houser, Homer A. Jack, and Dale Harrison.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections