RALLY to end apartheid at Upsala College

by District 65/UAW
Woodbridge, New Jersey, United States
Undated, April 1985, or possibly 1984
2 pages
Leaflet advertising a rally at Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey. The leaflet says: BLACK WORKERS EARN POVERTY WAGES with minimum benefits and no job security; They work under UNHEALTHY AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS; THEY JOIN A UNION to defend their rights and improve their working conditions; THEY ARE FIRED; THEY ARE REPLACED BY SCABS; SOME ARE EVICTED FROM EMPLOYER-OWNED HOUSING. The leaflet says WHILE WE CONDEMN APARTHEID IN SOUTH AFRICA, WE MUST OUTLAW RACISM AND INJUSTICE AT HOME. The leaflet discusses Gold Field Mines. The leaflet says the endorsement list (in formation) includes: Ad Hoc Committee (or the Reinstatement of Dr. E. Wyman Garrett; African Heritage; African Students Congress of Rutgers University; Rev. Deborah Andersen, Bethany Lutheran Church; David Antebi, Director of Social Action Center, Rutgers University School of Social Work; AH People's Congress; Bethany Baptist Church; Bethany Baptist Church Black Worker's Education Center (NJ); The Reverend Dr. Leonard Bethel, Chair, Dept. of African Studies; Linda Bowker, President- N.O. W.-N.J.; Merton Broadway, East Orange Community Development Corporation; Rev. Oliver Brown, Pastor, Roseville Presbyterian Church; Willie B. Brown, Deputy Minority Leader of the N.J. General Assembly (29th District Essex County); David S. Burgess, Director, Metropolitan Ecumenical Ministry; Richard Cammarieri, Newark Coalition for Neighborhoods; Bob Cawley, Executive Director, United Labor Agency of Essex County; Central New Jersey Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW); Central New Jersey Pledge of Resistance; Central New Jersey Rainbow Coalition; Citizens for a Better East Orange; Coalition of Black Trade Unionists; Larry Collen, Vice President, l.U.C.; Archer Cole, President, l.U.C., AFL-CIO; Commission for Racial Justice, United Church of Christ; C. W. A. - District 1; Dean James Credle, Rutgers University; C.W.A.- Local 1031; Bishop Frank Curtis Cummings, African Methodist Epis. Church- 1st Epis. Dist.; Rev. F. Sanford Cutler, Rector Church of the Redeemer; Vic DeLuca; Democratic Socialist of America, Rutgers University Branch; District 65-U.A. W.; East Orange City Council; East Orange Rotary Club; Bernie L. Edmonson, East Orange City Councilman; Essex County Pan-African Culture Society; Federation Employees Union, Local 1027; Dr. Roger D. Fields, Chairman, R.D. Fields Enterprises; Rev. Theodore Freidy, Disciples of Christ; Tom Fricano, Secy-Treasurer, Industrial Union Council; Wayne Games; Dr. E. Wyman Garrett; Kenneth Gibson, Mayor, City of Newark; Connie Gilbelt-Neiss, Coordinating Committee, Essex County N.O. W.; Glassboro State Coalition Against Apartheid; Raymond Goode, E. Orange District Leader, Essex Cty. Cncl of PTA's; Carol Graves, Vice Pres., I.U.C.;  Rev. J. Paul Griffith; John C. Hatcher, Jr., Mayor of the City of East Orange; International Youth Organization; Rev. Reginald T. Jackson, Pres., United Clergy of the Oranges; Rev. Dennis Jacobsen; H. Grady James, III, East Orange City Councilman; Sharpe James, Newark City of Councilman; Rev. Kristina Jensen, South Hudson Evangelical Lutheran Parishes; Rev. Arthur S. Jones, for Pres., NJ Council of Churches; Rev. Ruth Stubbs Jones, Mount Zion A.M.E. Church; Prof. Arthur Kinoy, Rutgers University Law School; Rev. John Larson, Grace Lutheran Church; LIFT, Incorporated; Rev. Ilena Lindstrom; Eloise Linger, UAW 1035; Livingston Labor Association; Rev. Charles w. McCombs, St. Matthew's U.M. Church; Nelson S. Maddox, East Orange City Councilman; Rev. Paul A. Magedom, South Hudson Evangelical Lutheran Parishes; Charlie Marciante, Pres., AFL-CIO, New Jersey; Middlesex Committee for a Nuclear Weapons Freeze; Middlesex County Labor Council; Minority Women, Inc.; Luna I. Mishoe, II, East Orange City Councilman; Rev. Gladys G. Moore, Bethany Lutheran Church; Rev. Rafaela H. Morales, So. Hudson Evangelical Lutheran Parishes; Montclair Committee on Central America; William M. Morton, Sub-Dist. Director, United Steelworkers of America, District 9; NAACP- Orange/Maplewood Branch; Ntl .Conference of Black Lawyers, Northern Chapter; Ntl. Union of Hospital & Health Care Workers (1199J); Ntl. Organization for Women-N.J.; Newark-North Jersey Committee of Black Churchmen; Newark Teachers' Union, Local 481 AFT, AFL/CIO; N.J. Citizen Action; N.J. Coalition of Labor Union Women; North Carolina Black Worker's for Social Justice; No. Jersey Rainbow Coalition; OCAW, Local 8-149; Operating Engineers, Local 68; Peace Center of Central N.J.; People's Org. for Progress; People United for Better Schools; Jeff Perry, Administrative Vice Pres., Local 300 Nat'l Post Office Mailhandlers' Union; Marion Pitts; Rev. John Polk; Princeton University Coalition for Divestment; Return To The Source-Newark Chapt; Peter Rodino, Congressman; Rev. Dr. A.P. Rowe, Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church; Rutgers Univ. CISPES Chapter; Amy Rumann; St. Michael's Sanctuary, Rutgers University; Seton Hall, Black Student Union; Shelter Force; Socialist Workers Party; Bruno Sorchinski, President, Essex Cty Central Labor Cncl, AFL-CIO; So. Hudson Evangelical Luth. Parishes; Dr. Paul Stagg, Gen'l Secretary, N.J. Council of Churches; Fred Stecker, Secretary-Treasurer, Essex Cty Central Labor Cncl AFL-CIO; Student Bar Association, Rutgers Law School; Rev. Lois Surideen, Area Conf. Min., United Church of Christ; Edna Thomas; Dir., Soul-O-House; Maxwell Tow, District Supt., United Methodist Church; Trenton Ecumenical Area Ministry; Donald Tucker, Chairman - N.J. Black Issues Convention; U.A. W. Region 9; U.A. W. Local 726; United Clergy of the Oranges; United Labor Agency of Bergen Cty; Dr. E. W. Verner, Pres., Newark-No. Jersey Committee of Black Churchmen; Barbara Webster, Northern NJ Rainbow Coalition; Rev. Raiford S. Wheeler, Park Avenue Christian Church; Rev. Russell R. White, Bethel Baptist Church; Lisa Williamson, African Student Congress- Rutgers University; Young Socialist Alliance; Rev. Dr. George D. Younger, Exec. Minster, American Baptist Churches of N.J.;  Tom Zulick.
Collection: Private collection of Donna Katzin