South Africa: The Elections and Beyond
by Bay Area Southern Africa Network
Oakland, California, United States
Undated, March or early April 1994
Leaflet advertising “South Africa: The Election and Beyond,” a forum hosted by BASAN at the La Peña Cultural Center on April 20, 1994. Speakers are Professor Joel Samoff, visiting scholar in African Studies, Stanford University; Omari Musa, member of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers’ Union (OCAW 326), recently returned from South Africa as part of an international union delegation; and Kevin Danaher, Coordinator, Global Exchange. The leaflet also advertises five other Bay Area events recognizing South Africa’s elections: 1) “Readings on South Africa” with June Jordan, Adam Hochschild, and KPIX news anchor Barbara Rogers at Cody’s Books; 2) African storytelling with Luisah Teish at GAIA Bookstore; 3) Walter Turner's "South Africa After the Elections" on KPFA (94.1 FM) with interviews of Ihron Rensberg, Rev. Farisani, Imani Countess, and Pearl Marsh; 4) “South Africa Freedom 2 Vote: Election Celebration!” sponsored by Supervisor Keith Carson at the Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium; and 5) “Café South Africa,” featuring reading of South African writers, with music by Vukani Mawethu and update on Berkeley's Sister Community, Oukasie, hosted by Black Oak Books, Berkeley Store Gallery and International House at Berkeley Store Gallery. The leaflet asks people to support BASAN’s Material Aid Campaign.
Collection: Miloanne Hecathorn papers