Emergency Demonstration To CONFRONT IAN SMITH!
Ian Smith the Prime Minister of racist Rhodesia will be in New York Friday October 13th, 1978!
by Black United Front, American Committee on Africa, Committee Against Investment in South Africa, Youth Against War and Fascism
New York, New York, United States
Late September or early October 1978
American Committee on Africa, Black United Front, Committee Against Investment in South Africa, Youth Against War and Fascism
The leaflet advertises a demonstration against Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia, on October 13th, 1978. Slogans on the leaflet are: Say no to Smith and his phony internal settlement!!, U.S. hands off Zimbabwe, Victory to the Patriotic Front!!, Victory to the people of Southern Africa!!. The leaflet describes successes of freedom fighters of the Patriotic Front (ZANU and ZAPU), which have driven Smith first to negotiate the "internal settlement" and then come to the U.S. to gain support for it. Organizations listed for information are the American Committee on Africa, Black United Front, Youth Against War and Fascism, and Columbia University (CAISA). I Which organization published the leaflet is not known. [Note: This PDF was made from what appears to be copy rather than an original leaflet.]
Used by permission Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections