ACOA Action News

(No. 9)
by American Committee on Africa
with William Booth, Gail Morlan, Jennifer Davis
New York, New York, United States
Spring 1981
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: A QUARTER CENTURY OF STRUGGLE by William Booth • A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE HOUSER • Book Review: THE COVENANT by Gail Hovey • Conference on Namibia • Public Investment and South Africa LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE • Field Report SECRET WAR IN ANGOLA by Jennifer Davis • more action news • NEW PUBLICATIONS • The newsletter reports: 1) The New York Times and Washington Post recently carried two letters to the editor by ACOA staff. 2) ACOA field representative, ex led South African journalist, Dumisani Kumalo, has spoken before scores of universities, trade unions, and legislators in the past two years. 3) In the past several months at least six universities and colleges from Harvard to Eastern Michigan to the University of California have acted to divest over $80 million in stock and deposits in U.S. corporations and banks doing business with South Africa, according to a news release issued by ACOA student coordinator Joshua Nessen. The newsletter discusses the Front Line States, President Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, the All African People’s Conference, Tom Mboya, Patrice Lumumba, Kwame Nkrumah, freedom struggles, U.S. policy, Paulo George, Chester Crocker, PAIGC, Agostinho Neto, Georgia State Senator Julian Bond, AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer William Lucy, trade unionists, the Geneva Conference on Namibia, the Church Center for the UN, Richard Lapchick, William Robinson, Theo-Ben Gurirab, SWAPO, Ramsey Clark, FAPLA, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Aida Parker, the Sullivan Principles, U.S. Business in South Africa: Voices for Withdrawal, apartheid, Soweto, Bantustans, and the International Defence and Aid Fund.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive