Leaflet advertising the Second Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium on Southern Africa discussing Southern Africa: The Crisis Deepens, the Struggle Continues at Shiloh Baptist Church April 7-9, 1988. The leaflet says the keynote speaker is Dean Tshenuwani Simon Farisani, Dean of the Devhula Circuit of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Africa. The leaflet says plenaries are Overview of Crisis and Struggle in Southern Africa, Update on South Africa and Namibia, and Sanctions and Divestment. The leaflet says simultaneous Education for Action Workshops are War Against Children in Southern Africa, Refugees and Displaced Persons in Southern Africa, Women Under Apartheid, Dynamics of the Southern African Economy: South African Efforts to Dominate the Region and the Role of SADCC, Trade Unions in the Struggle, Organizing Material Aid Campaigns, Ending Aid to UNITA/RENAMO-Forging a New Foreign Policy Towards Angola/ Mozambique, Focusing Attention on Namibian Independence, Highlighting the Plight of Children in Southern Africa, Churches in the Struggle, Utilizing the Media in the Struggle, and Anti-Apartheid Work and the '88 Elections. The leaflet says speakers and panelists are Helmut Angula, SWAPO Permanent Observer to the UN; Jonetta Barras, Washington Afro-American; Goler Butcher, Esq., Professor of Law, Howard University; Jim Cason, American Committee on Africa; Bill Christian, WHUR Radio. Jennifer Davis, Executive Director, American Committee on Africa; D.C. Student Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism; Mary de Almeida, President, Children's Fund for Southern Africa; Hari Dillon, Associate Director, Technica; Gretchen Eick, Executive Director, National IMPACT; Dean Simon Farisani, Dean of the Devhula Circuit of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of South Africa; Kathy Flewellen, American Friends Service Committee; Cassandra Godwin, Southern Africa Support Project; Jerry Herman, National Coordinator, American Friends Service Committee, Southern African Project; Saundra Hill, Southern Africa Support Project; Jacquelyn Judice; Kevin Lowther, Africare; Clarence Lusane, Blacks Against Contra Aid; Gay McDougall, Executive Director, Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Southern Africa Project; Gwen McKinney, Namibian Information Service; Mankekelo Mahlangu-Ngcobo; Neo Mnurnzane, Chief U.N. Representative of African National Congress (ANC); Prexy Nesbitt, Mozambique Support Network; James Ndewe, First Secretary for Political Matters, Embassy of Zambia; Nomonde Ngubo, United Mine Workers; Nomcgobo Sangwenei; John Saul; Olive Shisana, Chair, African National Congress Women's Section, U.S. Region; Damu Smith, Executive Director, Washington Office on Africa; Deborah Toler, Oxfam America; The Stetsaonics; Watoto Shule Drill Team; and His Excellency Ambassador Oumarou Youssoufou, Executive Secretary, Organization of African Unity. The leaflet discusses SADCC (Southern African Development Coordinating Conference), ACOA, AFSC, WOA, and OAU.
Used by permission of the Washington Office on Africa.
Collection: Kenneth K. Martin Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections