CD-CAAR Newsletter

by Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism
Albany, New York, United States
August-September 1993
17 pages
Contents: IS AFRICA OFF THE AGENDA? WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT ANYWAY? • Angola Tragedy-where is U.S. government and media? • Peace stalls in Mozambique • Waiting for justice in the Caribbean • South Africa, South Africa's first one-person, one vote election is scheduled to be held on April 27, 1994 • What about the violence; what about voter education? • Vera Michelson of CD-CAAR Responds to Strock's Lack of Analysis, Strock ignore while role in S. African violence • Namibia gets back Walvis Bay • This isn't Los Angeles? Update on civil rights cases in Albany • Jesse Davis Trial September 16th Moved to Syracuse • Merton Simpson and Alice Green Fasting in Front of Omni Hotel for Jesse Davis Fund • Community Good News • Merton Simpson Wins "Frederick Douglass Struggle for Justice" Award • Bill Ritchie elected [resident of Albany Public School Teachers Association • "Holding Talks by Himself" • The Community Chronicle • Nubian Pathways Bookstore and Cultural Emporium Opens • 100 Black Men Forms Group in Albany • ServAlbany, Help Raise Money for the Albany Service Corps • Fall Lecture Series at Siena College • The newsletter includes a quote by Ruth Minter, Missionary Correspondence Program, June 1993. The newsletter includes a leaflet advertising an event on the "new world disorder" and its impact on Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas with Samori Marksman, Program Director, WBAI Radio and Founding Member, Patrice Lumumba Coalition. The newsletter reprints newspaper articles including "South Africa Spoiler" by Allister Sparks, "No protests over violence in S. Africa" by Carl Stock, and "King memorial fund won't go for lawsuit" by John Moran. The newsletter discusses Imani Countess, the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), Secretary of State Warren Christopher, the House Africa Subcommittee, the Senate African Affairs Subcommittee, the Clinton administration, UNITA, the NAACP, the U.S. Congress, Jonas Savimbi, Joseph Hanlon, UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, ONUMOZ, Renamo (MNR), Afonso Dhlaka, FRELIMO, Joaquim Chissano, Chief Magosuthu Buthelezi, F.W. de Klerk, KwaZulu Police Force, the African National Congress (ANC), Stephen Ellmann, police brutality, James F. Lunday, Spike Lee, Philip Agee, Ronald Takaki, Urban Bush Women, and Inkatha.
Used by permission of former members of the Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism.
Collection: Private collection of Eileen Kawola