(Vol. 1, No. 3)
by West Coast Division South Africa Defense Fund
with Mary-Louise Hooper (Editor)
San Francisco, California, United States
August 1959
6 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States, China
Language: English
Contents: THE MARATHON TRIAL • BANTUSTAN • UNIVERSITY APARTHEID BILL • BANTUSTAN • FREEDOM LEADERS BANNED • AFRIKANER SHAMED • SOUTH AFRICAN LABOR • THE DURBAN RIOTS • GROUP AREAS • WOMEN'S PASSES • CHURCH AND STATE • THE BITTER HARVEST by Alfred Hutchinson • FARM LABOR SCANDALS • POTATO BOYCOTT • JUNE 26th • ECONOMIC BOYCOTT • AFRICAN DOCTOR FLOODED OUT • WEST COAST DEFENSE FUND NOTES • AFRICAN LEADER EXILED • The newsletter discusses treason trials, defendants, Methodist Bishop Gerald Kennedy, the all-white Parliament, the Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Bill, Native Areas, democracy, equality, the Tomlinson Committee, the ruling Nationalist Party, Fort Hare University, Rhodes University, the Minister of Native Affairs, Prime Minister Verwoerd, Albert J. Lutuli, the African National Congress (ANC), Oliver Tambo, Duma Nokwe, Robert Resha, the Congress of Democrats, Piet Beyleveld, Alan Paton, Parliament, Senator L. Rubin, Senator W.G. Ballinger, the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), Cato Manor, the Pretoria Group Areas Proclamation, Ermelo Township, Indians, Professor P.V. Pistorius, a National Anti-Pass Conference, the Bantu Education Act of 1953, the Catholic Bishop Conference, Catholic Archbishop Denis Hurley, pass offences, jail, white farmers, non-whites, police, 'forced' farm labor, Cornelius Makgoko, the Johannesburg Sunday Times, Selwyn Mali, National Freedom Day, a national work-stoppage, Freedom Songs, the Defiance of Unjust Laws Campaign, the Congress of the People, the Freedom Charter, segregation laws, a protest against apartheid legislation, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, Dr. William Z. Conco, Witwatersrand University, Africans, contributors, a luncheon in Los Angeles, Bishop James Pike, Tom Mboya, Zululand, Ben Baartman, and Barbados. [Note: Lutuli is an alternative spelling of Luthuli.]
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Collection: American Committee on Africa collection, Amistad Research Center