M.A.C.S.A. NEWS

(Number 24)
by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
with Jim Jones
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
March 1973
17 pages
Contents: MACSA CALENDAR • INTERIM • “BLACK JOURNAL” PRESENTS PROGRAM ON STRUGGLE AGAINST OPPRESSION IN AFRICA • JANESVILLE PARKER HIGH SCHOOL • COLGATE-PALMOLIVE FIRES BLACK SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKERS • STATEMENT OF FRELIMO WOMEN ON “OUR ROLE IN THE STRUGGLE” • CHURCH GROUP REPORTS HEADWAY IN DISCLOSURE BATTLES AS OPENING OF PROXIE [sic] SEASON NEARS • PORTUGUESE COLONIALISM AND THE CHURCH • SPRING FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN • ARMED STRUGGLE AND POLITICAL STRUGGLE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA (report from the fundraising committee) • STRIKE WAVE HITS SOUTH AFRICA by Barry Rubin • HELP SOUTH AFRICAN POLITICAL PRISONERS • NOTES OF GENERAL INTEREST • Slide/Tape Show Available: "Partners in Apartheid" • MACSA Membership in the Sustaining Fund • South Africa Forbids Study of Employment Policies • REPRESSION AND RESISTANCE IN METROPOLITAN PORTUGAL • South Africa: Apartheid Quiz • An Example of "Reform" • Black Response • Upcoming MACSA events include a workshop on Women in South Africa, the films "Witness to Apartheid," and "End of the Dialogue," and a Sharpeville Massacre Commemoration. The newsletter reports on Dan Kunene teaching a course entitled “South Africa: A Study of Human Degradation” at West High School on January 17-26, 1973, The newsletter reports that Wandile Kuse and Meg Skinner addressed four classes at Janesville Parker High School. The American Committee on Africa reports that the Colgate Palmolive plant in Boksburg was affected by the recent wave of black workers' strikes in South Africa. The newsletter discusses the upcoming corporate proxy season, during which the Committee on Social Responsibility in Investment, a Protestant Church coalition, will continue to request information about American subsidiaries in South Africa; several agreements already have been reached between corporations and church groups. The newsletter discusses Dennis Brutus, Defense and Aid for South Africa, numerous apartheid laws, the Southern Africa Committee, Chuck Roberts, Roy Hill, Congressman Charles Diggs, the All-African Women's Conference, Burroughs Corporation, General Motors (GM), Texaco, Caltex, International Telephone Telegraph, Exxon, Phillips Petroleum, Continental Oil, Pope Paul VI, the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO), African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde Islands (PAIGC), African National Congress (ANC), World Council of Churches (WCC), FNLA, Holden Roberto, Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army (ZANLA), Zimbabwe African Peoples Union (ZAPU), Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), Trade Union Council of South Africa, Ford, General Motors, National Union of Motor Assembly and Rubber Workers, Sir de Villiers Graaff, Connie Mulder, and Jaime Morais. 
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers