Committee for a Free South Africa (NYC)

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Duration: 1970 - Unknown, 1978
Location: New York, New York, United States

The Committee for a Free South Africa was an anti-apartheid organization formed to support the struggles of the oppressed peoples of South Africa. In 1970 the Committee sponsored a speaking tour of I.B. Tabata, President of the Unity Movement of South Africa. It later sponsored a tour of Mr. Honono of the Unity Movement of South Africa. (Source: Committee for a Free South Africa Dear Friend letter and Finding Aid for James Haughton Papers, 1929-1984)

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Title: James Haughton Papers, 1929-1984
Time Span: South Africa 1970s-early 1980s
Description: James Haughton, labor leader, social worker, and community activist, was the founder of Fight Back (originally the Harlem Unemployment Center), established in 1964 to combat racial discrimination in the building trades unions and construction industry. He was also active in the tenants rights, peace, and anti-apartheid movements. Haughton was active in the Committee for a Free South Africa. The collection includes pamphlets, newsletters, and fliers in the Politics - South Africa folder concerning anti-apartheid movements in the United States and Africa, including the African National Congress, the Unity Movement of South Africa, the Toronto Committee for the Liberation of South Africa, and the South African Military Aid Fund.
Housed At: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: The New York Public Library, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801, United States
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Phone: (212) 491-2200
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