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Pan African Students Organization in the Americas, American, 1960 - 1977  Search this
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People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola, Angolan, founded 1956  Search this
General Motors Corporation, founded 1908  Search this
President Gerald Rudolph Ford, American, 1913 - 2006  Search this
Henry Alfred Kissinger, German American, born 1923  Search this
South West Africa People's Organization, Namibian, founded 1960  Search this
Saths Cooper, South African, born 1950  Search this
Lindane Myeza, Angolan, founded 1952  Search this
Mosiuosa Lekota, South African, born 1948  Search this
Nkwenkwe Nkomo, Angolan, born 1952  Search this
Nchaupe Mokoape, South African, born 1944  Search this
Pandelani Nefolovhodwe, South African, born 1947  Search this
Strini Moodley, South African, 1946 - 2006  Search this
Solly Ismael  Search this
Gaboroni Sedibe, born 1951  Search this
Aron Muchimba, Namibian, 1946 - 2014  Search this
Andreas Nangolo, Namibian  Search this
Hendrik Shikongo, Namibian  Search this
Rauna Namibinga, Namibian  Search this
Naimi Nombowo, Namibian  Search this
Anna Ngaihondjwa, Namibian  Search this
South African Student Organisation, South African, 1968 - 1977  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
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New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
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Angola, Central Africa, Africa
Namibia, Africa
South Africa, Africa
Zimbabwe, Africa
This flier announces a rally to make May 1st Anti-Apartheid Day. [Fight Racism at Home and Abroad-- / Make May 1 Anti-Apartheid Day]. The flier has an image of a man with his fist in the air in the background. To the Right is a box with text that reads, [Free all prisoners of apartheid!] and includes a list of names of the men and women in the [SASO 9] and [SWAPO 6]. The paragraphs continue describing America's involvement in apartheid in Africa. Towards the bottom is the proclamation, [RALLY Saturday May 1.... / MARCH 2:30 pm ...] with all the information necessary. Following that is a [Partial list of endorsers:] that include, [African National Council (Zimbabwe), African Youth Movement, American Committee on Africa, Association of Vietnamese Patriots in the U.S., Vernon Bellecourt-American Indian Movement, Dan Berrigan, Center for the United Labor Action, Rev. John Collins- N.Y. Council of the United Methodist Church, Committee for the Freedom of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Prisoners, Edward Davis-show steward CWA, Bob Dorsey-Advisory Council Taxi Drivers Union Local 3036, Eritreans for Liberation, Carlos Feliciano, Friends of Haiti, Group of Khmer Residents in the U.S., Beverly Grant-singer, Harlem Consumer Education Council, Lennox Hines-Pres. National Conference of Black Lawyers, Mack Harris, Jr.,- show steward CWA, Bill Hoffman-author and journalist, Jim Houten-Harlem Fight Back, Iranian Students Assoc. (world Fed.), Bill Kaessinger-Executive Board member Teamsters Local 10, Floreynce Kennedy-Coalition Against Racism and Sexism, Yuri Kockiyama-Nat'l Comm. for Defense of Political Prisoners, William Kunstler, Cheryl Labash-Vice Chairwoman Clerical Section Local 100 TWU, Mark Lane, Liberation Support Movement, Conrad Lynn, Kate May shop steward CWA, Mark Nelson-shop steward CWA, Imari Obadele-Pres. Provisional Gov't of Republic of New Africa, Pan African Congress of Anzia (PAC, Peace and Equal Rights Committee (Red Bank, N.J.) People Democratic Association, Larry Scott-show steward CWA, Timor Defense Committee, Jay Schulman-Coordinator Nat'l Jury Project, SWAPO, Dennis Segrette-Pres. N.Y.S. Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Joe Walker-journalist, United Black Workers, Florence Wright-shop steward CWA, Yonkers People for Peace.] The back of the flier repeats the text from the front, except for the endorsers, in Spanish.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Multilingual communication  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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