Contents: EDUCATION: A RIGHT NOT A PRIVILEGE by David Maurrasse • What Is The Baker-Mandela Center? by Lisa Parker and Anthony Vavasis • INTERNATIONAL FOCUS: Namibia by Anthony Vavasis • ASIAN-AMERICAN STRUGGLES: AN UNTAUGHT HISTORY by Susan Rhee • You Must Learn: The Struggle for Education Rights by Faith Pennick • The War on Drugs: At Home and Abroad by Lisa Parker • A CULTURE OF RESISTANCE • Breaking Silences by Janice Mirakatani • Organizational Updates • UNITY • MASS (Michigan Alliance of African American Students) • The African National Congress of South Africa ANC (SA) • CALENDAR OF EVENTS • The newsletter includes an interview of Paquetta Palmer. The newsletter discusses the University of Michigan, the Black Action Movement, SAT scores, New Africa House, freedom struggles worldwide (in Southern Africa, Central America, the Gaza Strip and West Bank), Civil Rights, Welfare Rights, the Southwest African People's Organization (SWAPO), white domination, the South African Administrator General, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, Walvis Bay, the South African Defense Force (SADF), PLAN (People's Liberation Army of Namibia), UNITA, the Black Panther Party, apartheid, F.W. de Klerk, the South African Communist Party (SACP), the United Democratic Front (UDF), the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), the Mass Democratic Movement (MDM), the South African Security Forces, police, anti-apartheid demonstrations, Jennifer Davis, the American Committee on Arica (ACOA), the Free Southern Arica Committee, Nelson Mandela, detention without trial, executions of people convicted of political treason, Umkhonto we Sizwe (the Spear of the Nation), political prisoners, multinational corporations, sanctions, white privilege, and majority rule.
Used by permission of Premilla Nadasen, a former member of the United Coalition Against Racism.
Collection: Private collection of Paquetta Palmer