Re: Southern Africa Conference Update #4

by Karl Baker, National Conference of Black Lawyers
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
February 1, 1978
2 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English

Mailing about fourth coalition meeting on January 24, 1978  to plan a conference on southern Africa, to be held on March 18 at the Zion Baptist Church facility at Broad and Venango. Two major speakers are confirmed: Judge William Booth of the New York State Supreme Court and president of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) and Johnny Makatini, representative of the African National Congress (ANC) at the United Nations. The mailing mentions Vince Cohen, June Shabaku, a political exile from Soweto, Peter Molotsi, the Southern Africa Desk of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Harry Adams, the Third World Coalition, the history of the "front-line" countries, Prexy Nesbitt, the role of multi-national corporations and banks, organizing resistance, Michael Simmons, the Peace Education Division of AFSC, boycotts, direct action, Tony Monteiro, NAIMSAL (National Anti-Imperialist Movement in Solidarity with African Liberation), challenging U.S. policy on southern Africa, the common struggle, Shirley Dennis, the Housing Association of Delaware Valley, police brutality, Juan Ramos, the Puerto Rican Action Committee, and Marlene Bodner.

Collection: Vincent Klingler papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections