1965 Report

January 1, 1965 through December 31, 1965
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
6 pages
Contents: Program & Projects • The Second ACOA Tour to Independent Africa • Emergency Relief to Angola (ERA) • Africa Defense and Aid Fund • Africa Defense and aid and emergency relief to Angola (ADAF-ERA) • Public Information & Education • South Africa Bulletin • Africa Today • Summer Research Project • Racism in South Africa • Membership & Finance • Administration • In Conclusion • The report discusses the expanding work of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) in 1965, Wendell Foster, the new position of Associate Director, the Consultative Council on South Africa, a national conference on "The South African Crisis and American Action" , a campaign launched to aid victims of South African apartheid, A. Philip Randolph, Harry Belafonte, over 200,000 letters being mailed, Mary-Louise Hooper, a fund-raising rally on Human Rights Day, December 10, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a major address on South Africa, Guinea Ambassador H E. Achkar Marof, the U.N. Committee on Apartheid, the international significance of apartheid, Miriam Makeba, Pete Seeger,  South African political exile Robert Resha, a plea for support of Defense and Aid, a demonstration predominantly of students to protest Chase Manhattan Bank’s loans to South Africa,  June 26, Freedom Day for South Africans, the South African Tourist Office, the South African Consulate, demonstrations, Dr. Gilchrist,  labor leaders executed by the South African Government, Leon Bibb, Mozambique refugees in Tanzania, a Land Rover, refugees from Southern Africa, Ian Smith, Miss Judy Todd, African petitioners to the United Nations, African students in the U.S.,  speaking engagements, Jacob Kuhangua, the Rev. Marcus Kooper of South West Africa, Eduardo Mondlane of Mozambique, and Kotsho Dube, Nathan Shamuyarira, Mrs. Anna A. Hedgeman of the National Council of Churches, the Rev. Eugene Adair of Mt. Morris Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Eugene Hicks of St. Marks Methodist, Attorney Eugene Sharpe of the NAACP, Mrs. Elmer Brooks, the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, ACOA, AFRICA TODAY, Tom Mboya, Southern Rhodesia, George M. Houser, James R. Robinson, Collin Gonze, Hugh Smythe, Frank Montero, Professor Richard Stevens of the African Center of Lincoln University, the Executive Board, Representative Donald Fraser of Minnesota, and the National Committee. 
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections