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Zimbabwe Relief and Development Fund, INC., American, founded 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Roy Innis, American, born 1934  Search this
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005  Search this
Vernon Jordan, American, born 1935  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
Jomo Logan, American  Search this
Kenneth A. Gibson, American, 1932 - 2019  Search this
Ennis Francis, American  Search this
Livingston Wingate, American  Search this
Alma Johns, American  Search this
Charles Bernard Rangle, American, born 1930  Search this
Percy Ellis Sutton, American, 1920 - 2009  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
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H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Zimbabwe, Africa
March 1972
This flyer advertises the second annual Afrika Night & Dance of the Zimbabwe Relief and Development Fund Inc. The flyer is white with black text that reads [Zimbabwe Relief and Development Fund Inc. / PRESENTS ITS SECOND ANNUAL / AFRIKA NIGHT & DANCE / BENEFIT FOR / A FREE ZIMBABWE (Rhodesia) / A NIGHT especially dedicated to the Struggle for FREEDOM / IN ZIMBABWE. / Our brothers and sisters in ZIMBABWE have an avowed deter- / mination to fight it out until they become FREE. You can help / them help themselves still MORE. / AFRIKA NIGHT and DANCE has been organization for you just / for this purpose. It is NOT just another affair...It is THE / AFFAIR --For A Cause! / Let's Weld Our Brotherhood With ACTION At: / CONCOURSE PLAZA GRAND BALLROOM / Grand Concourse at 161 Street Bronx, N.Y. / SATURDAY, MARCH 4th, 1972 / 10 P.M. - 3 A.M. / CHA-CHA-CHA!! -AFRIKAN HIGHLIFE CALYPSO RHYTHMS / AFRIKAN- AMERICN HITS / Presenting the Fantastic Afrikan Band: / MENSAH and EKOW BOTCHEY / DONATION: $6.00 Dress Optional Packages Permitted / Tickets Information: / Leorna Barzey: 893-7905 (eve.) / Mhezi Gutu: 283-3780 / Evelyn Kaonza: 749-0700 x216 / Mashoko Chinhenzwah: 281-0754 (eve.) / SislyeMahlahla: 887-2402 (Eve.) / Invited Guests of Honor Include: / African Ambassadors to the United Nations / Honorable Kenneth A. Gibson --Mayor of Newark / Percy Sutton --Borough President of Manhattan / Congressman Charles Rangel / Roy Wilkins--Executive Director NAACP / Alma Johns--WWRL Commentator / Vernon Jordan, Jr. --Exec. Dir. N.A.T. Urban League / Livingston Wingate--Director of N. Y. C. Urban / League / Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm / Roy Innis / Ennis Francis--International Commission on Africa / Jomo Logan].
The back of the flyer is blank except for the text written in the bottom left corner that reads [MARCH 1972].
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Afrobeat (Music)  Search this
Black power  Search this
Calypso (Music)  Search this
Dance  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Music  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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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Pan Africanism
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National Museum of African American History and Culture