by Hal Wilie (editor and publisher), The GAR Pub. Co.
with Charlotte Bruner, Dennis Brutus, Gretchen Fenske, Y. B. Holly, Amelia Blossom House, Ellen Mark, Fiona Mc Laughlin, Lupenga Mphande, Leo Villalon, Selma Waldman, Carolyn Wylie, Dennis Wylie
Austin, Texas, United States
April 1988
Publisher: The GAR Pub. Co.
32 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Malawi, Nigeria
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The newsletter says the issue is dedicated to Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela and Govan Mbeki. The newsletter includes photographs including with Wilfred Cartey, Oscar R. Dathorne, Cosmo Pieterse, Ali Mazrui, Mongo Beti, Brenda Berrian, Tina Brutus, Maurice Lubin, John Belamy, and Steve Biko. The newsletter includes a copy of a letter to Ngwazi Dr. H. Kamuzu Banda appealing for the release from detention of Jack Mapanje, Ama Ata Aidoo. The newsletter includes a dialog by Lynette Brimble, Dennis Brutus, Wayne Kamin, and Hal Wylie. The newsletter discusses Agostinho Neto, the African Literature Association (ALA), the African Studies Association (ASA), Ben Lindfors, Richard Priebe, Barney McCartney, Macon Yenan, Carolyn Parker, Sue-Ellen Sherblom, Pete Williams, Rhonda Rhodes, Marilyn Sandlin, Tom Collier, Greg Roberson, Ian Munro, Mongane Serote, Keorepetse Kgositsile, Cosmo Pieterse, Zeke Mphahlele, Oswald Mtshali, Mazisi Kunene, Dan Kunene, Christina Ata Aidoo, Kofi Awoonor, the CIA, Tom Hale, Adam Miller, Mongane Serote, Cecil Abrahams, Keorapetse Kgositsile, the International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, apartheid, Sharpeville, Soweto, the African National Congress (ANC), the United Democratic Front (UDF), the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), Bantu Education, the Freedom Charter, Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, Robben Island, and Cecil Abrahams. • THE BOGGY CREEK GAR RETURNS! • SPECIAL: SOUTH AFRICA Literature & Liberation • REQUEST MAPANJE'S LIBERATION • Founding the ALA • ICARUS FILMS • DEFEND POLITICAL PRISONERS IN SOUTH AFRICA • DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS ON AMERICA • AFRICA NETWORK • WITNESS: Children of Violence • LIBERATION ORGANIZATIONS • FILMS/VIDEOS on SOUTH AFRICA • It's 1967 from Port Elizabeth to San Antonio • A TRIBUTE FOR STEVE BIKO • Poems by Dennis Brutus • You've struck a rock • Reading Aehebe: A Review of Anthills of the Savannah • Poems by Lupenga Mphande • Index • AFRICAN MATERIALS IN THE GAR • KWANZAA HONORS LIST FOR 1987 • THE ALEX LA GUMA AND BESSIE HEAD MEMORIAL CONFERENCE • Soweto Anniversary Commemoration of 1988
Used by permission of Hal Wylie, former editor of THE GAR
Collection: Southern Africa Solidarity in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (Selma Waldman collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections