by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
February 16, 1971
The newsletter reports Tom Tlou will lead a discussion of interested MACSA people on Revolution in Guinea by Amilcar Cabral. The newsletter says a dance is planned close to the anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre to raise money for the liberation movements. The newsletter reports the Very Rev. Gonville Aubie ffrench-Beytagh, Anglican dean of South African, was released on bail after being charged under the Suppression of Communism Act. The mailing says February 4, 1971 marked the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the armed struggle in Angola. The newsletter includes an appeal from the MPLA that says unable to halt the expansion of the MPLA's liberated areas in Angola, the Portuguese was criminals have once again begun to spray herbicides and defoliants on our people's crops. The newsletter says MACSA has borrowed $200 which enabled them to purchase literature and publish Is Southern Africa Wisconsin's Business. The newsletter includes an order form for the February issue of motive magazine celebrating the struggle for liberation in Angola featuring photos of Kapiassa N. Husseini and an interview with Agostinho Neto. The newsletter includes a literature list with items on Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Namibia, Portugal and colonies, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Southern Africa. The newsletter includes information related to SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organization), Anti-Apartheid Movement, Liberation Support Movement (LSM), American Committee on Africa (ACOA), African National Congress (ANC), South African Communist Party, Angola Committee, Africa Research Group (ARG), and Committee of Returned Volunteers/New York (CRV/NY). Contents: POLITICAL EDUCATION • REVISION of Israel and Southern Africa • FUND-RAISING DANCE • JANUARY MACSA MEETING DISCUSSES PLACES AND ROUX'S TIME LONGER THAN ROPE • SOUTH AFRICAN ANGLICAN DEAN CHARGED UNDER SUPPRESSION OF COMMUNISM ACT • News Item: POLAROID CORPORATION REFUSES WORKER'S DEMANDS • ABBREVIATIONS USED ON MACSA LITERATURE LIST • ANGOLA TEN YEARS LATER • URGENT APPEAL • DONATIONS NEEDED • Farewell at the Hour of Parting • M.A.C.S.A. LITERATURE LIST
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers