by All African Peoples Union
with Freida High (cover design),
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Undated, about February or early March 1970
6 pages
Type: Brochure
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The brochure advertises a conference sponsored by the All African Peoples Union from March 19-26, 1970 in Madison, Wisconsin. Events include presentations on ”Political Prisoners” by Dennis Brutus, “The Escalation of American involvement in Southern Africa” by Professor David Wiley, “The Black Movement in Southern Africa” by Rukudzo Murapa and Al Booker, “The Liberation Movement in Southwest Africa” by Gottfried Geingob. “Pan-Africanism, a pragmatic ideology for Black liberation” by Professor Uya; “Attempts and failures in African unity” by George Nzongola, “The South African offensive against Zambia” by Emmanuel Kossande, “Nigeria and Pan-Africanist, Past, Present, and Future” by Dr. Bonifice Obichere, “Africanization of Education: an instrument of Liberation” by George Bokamba, “Implications of Ethiopian Popular Movements on Pan-Africanism” by Melese Ayalew, “Unity or Poverty” by Professor Don Harris, and “The image of Africa as perpetuated in the media” by Sam Adams (followed by a panel with Adams, Emmanuel Nwenweli, and Bob Nwuku). Panels will discuss “S. Africa-Another Vietnam,” “Liberation Movement in S. Africa,” “African unity - A must,” “South African Imperialism,” “Nigeria and the struggle for Pan-Africanism,” “The role of African students and African liberation movements in Africa,” “Problems in the Southern Sudan - Political or Racial Oppression” with Hassan Abdeen Anade Otho, “The Ethiopian feudal regime in the struggle for African unity,” “The irrelevancy of Western Education in Africa,” and “Political or Economic Unity.” A fund-raising party for Southern African liberation movements will be sponsored by The African Students Union and Omega Psi Phi. Also, films will be shown, including “Sabotage in South Africa,” “White Africa,” “The Heart of Apartheid,” and a movie about Frelimo. Workshops will be held for American students and African students, along with a mass rally.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers