by Patrice Lumumba Coalition
New York City, New York, United States
August 26, 1976
3 pages
Type: Resolution
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English

Resolution submitted by the Patrice Lumumba Coalition to a forum with other Pan Africanists, held at St. Stephen’s Church in Washington, D.C. The resolution responds to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s speeches in Lusaka, Zambia and in Nairobi, Kenya (on May 6, 1976) before the Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The resolution recalls the major peaceful protests in Sharpeville and Soweto and the peaceful attempt to bring justice through the Lusaka Manifesto, and reaffirms the principles of the Dar Es Salaam declaration. The resolution demands a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on September 16, 1976 at which comprehensive legislation on Africa will be brought, with request for its introduction by the Congressional Black Caucus. The resolution discusses SWAPO, the "Constitutional Conferences" on Namibia, Zimbabwe, Azania (South Africa), white racism, the Frontline States, U.S. corporations, white-racist settlers, occupying land, an International Resources Bank, interest-free loans to developing nations Non-Aligned Nation, P.A.C. (PAC, Pan Africanist Congress), the ANC (African National Congress), Mozambique, Tanzania, Angola, and Botswana.

Used by permission of the Patrice Lumumba Coalition.
Collection: Kenneth K. Martin Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections