Southern Africa Task Force

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Duration: 1982- Unknown
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


The Southern Africa Task Force was organized following a Southwest Regional Forum in Houston organized by Congressman Mickey Leland which included a session on South Africa. Activities including bring in speakers from the American Committee on Africa, a campaign against South African Airways landing in Houston, the Nelson Mandela Run for Freedom, and education of people in the Houston area about the oppressive conditions of the people in South Africa and Namibia. (Source: Beneva Williams Nyamu and "Educate to Liberate" by the Southern Africa Task Force, 1982.)

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Title: Beneva Williams Nyamu papers
Time Span: 1982 - Unknown
Description: Beneva Williams Nyamu was an anti-apartheid activist and a member of the Southern Africa Task Force.
Housed At: Michigan State University Libraries, Special Collections
Location: 100 Library, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States
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Phone: 517-353-8700
Related Website: http://www.lib.msu.edu/spc/index/

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