Conference on Southern Africa

by Working Committee on Southern Africa
Los Angeles, California, United States
Undated, late 1977 or early 1978
5 pages
Type: Brochure
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Brochure advertising a conference on Southern Africa on February 3-4 at Trinity Baptist Church in Los Angeles. People on the program include the Rev. Elliot Mason; Niko Ngwenyama, ZAPU (Zimbabwe African People’s Union)/Working Committee on Southern Africa; Ron Young, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC); Paul Hudson, NAACP; John McCoy, ILWU; Ernie Peters, American Indian Movement; Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP); Callistus Ndlovu, Zimbabwe Patriotic Front/ZAPU; Thami Mhlambiso, African National Congress (ANC); the Rev. Al Dortch, Church of Survival; Cyrus Keller; Tony Ngubo, ANC; Dr. David Chanaiwa; Ben Gurirab, SWAPO; Steve Talbot, International Bulletin; Chipasa Luchembe, Working Committee on Southern Africa, Irv Sarnoff, Grassroots Action Information Network; T. Kangai, Patriot Front/ZANU (Zimbabwe African National Union); Sam Manual, Socialist Workers Party; Walt Spevak, South Africa Catalyst Project; and Vincent Perkins, Southern Africa Support Committee. Panels include Conditions of Life in Southern Africa, Nature and Goals of the Liberation Movements, U.S. Strategy in Southern Africa: Aims and Methods of Colonialism, and Following the Dollars: Corporate Involvement in Southern Africa. Workshops related to developing and action program focus on Corporate Involvement in Southern Africa, South Africa's presence in the U.S., Influencing Government Policy, and Developing a Communication and Coordination Network. The program includes quotations by Oliver Tambo, African National Congress; Joshua Nkomo, Patriotic Front/ZAPU, and Sam Nujoma, South West African Peoples Organization. The conference is sponsored by the Working Committee on Southern Africa, Trinity Baptist Church, the Nia Cultural Organization, and the Black Federation of San Diego. Conference endorsers are the American Baptist Convention, the Southern Africa Support Committee, the New American Movement, the American Indian Movement, the Union of Democratic Fillpinios, and the Guardian Club.
Collection: Carol B. Thompson and Bud Day Papers on Southern Africa, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections