by Unity in Action Coalition
Los Angeles, California, United States
Undated, about April or early May 1983
2 pages
Type: Leaflet
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Leaflet advertising African Liberation Day event on Sunday May 22, 1983. The leaflet says JOIN US FOR AN INTERNATIONAL TRIBUTE TO AFRICAN LIBERATION; THE PEOPLE, THE CULTURE AND THE STRUGGLES. The leaflet includes the program of the evening. Events on the program include Introduction-Meaning of African Liberation Day; Solidarity Messages; Unity in Action Coalition - The South African Consulate, Divestment, Cultural Boycott, Olympics, Mayor Bradley; IS Band; films "Tribute to Malcolm X" & "A Luta Continua"; Patrice Lumumba Coalition - Situation in the Congo; and Mayor Tom Bradley and the South African Consulate. People listed on the program include Maxine Waters, State Assemblywoman, sponsoring state divestment legislation; Vussi Shangasi, official representing the African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa; Bob Kwaku Duren, National Black Independent Political Party (NBIPP); Michael Zinzun, Coalition Against Police Abuse (CAPA); a representative of the South West African People’s Organization (SWAPO) of Namibia; Dorothy Rugley, recent candidate for the L.A. City Board of Education; and Cynthia Hamilton, reporter and producer of Morning Magazine for KPFK, just returned from Grenada.
Used by permission of Ron Wilkins, former member of Unity in Action.
Collection: Carol B. Thompson and Bud Day Papers on Southern Africa, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections