Steering Committee MINUTES June 20, 1962

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after June 20, 1962
2 pages
Contents: Attendance • 1. Advisory Council on Africa • 3. Plans for leadership conference • 4. Financial status • 5. Position papers • 6. African student organizations and the next Africa Freedom Day • 7. Possible subscription drive for AFRICA TODAY in the South • 8. Peter Weiss expressed concern about Robert Ruark's book, UHURU, as the Book-of-the-Month Club selection for July. • 9. ACOA to call for meeting on US policy on Africa with organizations interested in international affairs. • The minutes mention Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs G. Mennen Williams, the Bureau of African Affairs, George Houser, Peter Weiss, planning meeting for the Negro leadership conference on American policy toward Africa, David and Jane Jones, James Farmer, CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), John Morsell, NAACP, Guichard Parris, the Urban League, Clarence Jones, the Gandhi Society for Human Rights, Hope Stevens, John Davis, American Society of African Culture (AMSAC), Roy Wilkins, Martin Luther King, Whitney Young, Dorothy Height, A. Philip Randolph, James Robinson, Malcolm McVeigh, Portuguese Africa, George Loft, Northern Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia, Winifred Courtney, South West Africa, Collin Gonze, and Daniel Bernstein.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections