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Council on African Affairs

Location: New York, New York, United States

Duration: 1937 - 1955

The Council on African Affairs (CAA), formed in 1937, was perhaps the first U.S. solidarity organization in support of African struggles against colonialism and apartheid. It was a largely African-American organization which was centered in Harlem. Max Yergan, who was the first African-American to work for the YMCA in South Africa and had contact...
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