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May 1 Anti-Apartheid Day Committee, American  Search this
Subject of:
Youth Against War & Fascism, American, founded 1961  Search this
Pan African Students Organization in the Americas, American, 1960 - 1977  Search this
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, American, founded 1972  Search this
National Conference of Black Lawyers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Signed by:
John Akpan  Search this
Carlos Feliciano, Puerto Rican, born 1929  Search this
Florynce Rae Kennedy, American, 1916 - 2000  Search this
Lennox Hinds  Search this
Helen Rodríguez-Trías, American, 1929 - 2001  Search this
Daniel Joseph Berrigan, American, 1921 - 2016  Search this
Sharon Chin  Search this
William Moses Kunstler, American, 1919 - 1995  Search this
Dennis L. Serrette, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
South Africa, Africa
April 14, 1976
This letter requests support for the May 1 Anti-Apartheid Day in New York City. The memo is white paper with black text. The heading reads: [May 1 Anti-Apartheid Day Committee]. The memo is signed by the following [John Akpan / Pan African Students Organization in / the Americas (PASOA) / Daniel Berrgian, S.J. / Sharon Chin / Youth Against War & Fascism / (YAWF) / Carlos Feliciano / Florynce R. Kennedy / Coalition Against Racism and Sexism / William Kunstler / Lennox Hines (sic) / Pres. National Conference of Black Lawyers / Helen Rodriguez-Trias, M.D. / Pres. Committee to End Sterilization / Abuse (CESA) / Dennis L. Serette / Pres. N.Y.S Coalition of Black Trade Unionists]. The back of the memo is blank.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
International affairs  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Pan Africanism
Anti-apartheid movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture