[Dear Friends, As the political and economic struggles in Southern Africa intensify, we need to provide an effective voice for those scholars, teachers, and students of Africa who do not fully support psat and present United States African policies.]
by David Wiley
East Lansing, Michigan, United States
October 4, 1977
A letter, Draft Statement of Principles, and proposed organizational form explain the rationale for the formation of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars. The materials were circulated prior to an inaugural meeting of the organization convened at the time of the African Studies Association annual meeting.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root