Contents: Why Southern Africa? • Letters • Permanent Revolution & Southern Africa • Solidarity Across the Country • Book Review: Alex Callinicos & John Rogers, SOUTHERN AFRICA AFTER SOWETO, Pluto Press • SOLIDARITY ACROSS THE COUNTRY • REPORTS FROM COALITIONS & UNIVERSITIES • Bloomington, In • Nashville, Tn • Columbia, N.Y. • Ontario, Canada • L.A. California • Madison, Wisconsin • Chicago, IL • Northeast Conference on the Liberation Struggles in Southern Africa, New Haven, Ct • Princeton, N.J. • Cornell University • Wesleyan University • Smith College • Seattle, Wa • Boston, Ma • Providence, Ri • Portland, Or • MYTH VS. REALITY • For More Information • The newsletter covers anti-apartheid activity across the U.S., including actions in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, and Wisconsin. A letter appears from Steve Norris of the Mission Hill Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa (in Roxbury, MA). The newsletter includes a review of Southern Africa After Soweto by Alex Callinicos and John Rogers (Pluto Press, 1977). The newsletter discusses the significance of the Southern Africa struggle, Tony Cliff's theory, Black workers' struggle, a Black workers' party, the University of Chicago, the Action Committee on South Africa, divestment, the First National Bank of Chicago, Amy Tyson, the New Haven S.A. Committee, demonstrations, African Liberation Day, Hampshire College, the Oregon State Board of Higher Education, the People's Front for the Liberation of South Africa, picketing, Ambassador Donald Bell Sole, the Cornell Corporate Responsibility Project, Firestone, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the Krugerrand gold coin, the Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa, ZANU, a bank campaign, First National Bank of Boston, the South Africa Solidarity Committee at Brown University, U.S. workers, capitalism, IBM, United Technologies, Ford, Catapillar Tractor, GM (General Motors), Smithkline, Shell Oil, Burrows, Baxter Travenol, Johnson & Johnson, Thomas Watson, the Sullivan Principles, apartheid, Soweto student Barn Mokgatle, Portland Citizens against Racism (PCAR), the Free South Africa Committee, U. Mass (Amherst), U. Minn, Michigan State University, Swarthmore College, Vanderbuilt University, Harvard, the University of California colleges, U. Mass (Boston), Boston State College, Brandeis, Dartmouth, Yale, Tufts, Rutgers, Tempe, Brooklyn College, Vassar, SUNY Stonybrook, Boston University, MIT, University of Conn. (Storrs), Duke, Notre Dame, Oberlin, Erlam, Macalester College of Minnesota, the University of Maryland, Southern Illinois University, BA YE ZWA, The People Live by Judy Seidman, and South End Press. [Note: Catapillar Tractor is presumably Caterpillar Tractor. Barny Mokgatle is presumably Barney Mokgatle. Vanderbuilt University is presumably Vanderbilt University. SUNY (State University of New York) Stonybrook is SUNY Stony Brook. Erlam is presumably Earlham.]
Used by permission of members of the International Socialist Organization who worked on the newsletter.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections