Created by
Pan African Students Organization in the Americas, American, 1960 - 1977
Subject of
People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola, Angolan, founded 1956
General Motors Corporation, founded 1908
President Ford, Gerald Rudolph, American, 1913 - 2006
Kissinger, Henry Alfred, German American, born 1923
South West Africa People's Organization, Namibian, founded 1960
Saths Cooper, South African, born 1950
Myeza, Lindane, Angolan, founded 1952
Lekota, Mosiuosa, South African, born 1948
Nkomo, Nkwenkwe, Angolan, born 1952
Nchaupe Mokoape, South African, born 1944
Nefolovhodwe, Pandelani, South African, born 1947
Strini Moodley, South African, 1946 - 2006
Ismael, Solly
Sedibe, Gaboroni, born 1951
Muchimba, Aron, Namibian, 1946 - 2014
Nangolo, Andreas, Namibian
Shikongo, Hendrik, Namibian
Namibinga, Rauna, Namibian
Naimi Nombowo, Namibian
Ngaihondjwa, Anna, Namibian
South African Student Organisation, South African, 1968 - 1977
Date
1970s
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Description
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.
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Angola, Central Africa, Africa
Namibia, Africa
South Africa, Africa
Zimbabwe, Africa
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Pan Africanism
Anti-apartheid movements
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Topic
Activism
Africa
Black power
Decolonization
International affairs
Multilingual communication
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.119
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5144fefb8-dea7-417a-b93c-1d9510c3c15c
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