Created by
Pan African Students Organization in the Americas, American, 1960 - 1977
Youth Against War & Fascism, American, founded 1961
Subject of
Jeffery Dumo Baqwa, South African, 1949 - 2001
South African Student Movement, South African, 1968 - 1976
South African Student Organisation, South African, 1968 - 1977
ink on paper
H x W: 14 1/8 × 7 5/8 in. (35.9 × 19.4 cm)
This flyer announces a night of solidarity with South African liberation. [A NIGHT OF SOLIDARITY / WITH THE STRUGGLE IN / SOUTH AFRICA (AZANIAO / HEAR SOUTH AFRICAN BROTHER / JEFF DUMO BAQWA]. Underneath the title an outline of the African continent is drawn. In the center of the outline is text that reads [Unarmed Black demonstrators are being shot down / today in South Africa. Over 500, many of them students, / have been killed by the racist police. Are these simply / "riots" as the press here claim? Or are the African people / fighting for their national liberation from one of the cruelest / regimes in history? And why is the U.S. government aiding / the Nazi-like South African regime? / Come and hear Jeff Dumo Baqwa, a brother just arrived from / southern Africa. In 1974 he escaped from South Africa where he'd / been exiled to a Transkei village for his activities in the South / African Student Organization (SASO). He's now Director of / Projects for the Southern African Student / Movement (SASM). Many members / of SASO have recently been / arrested and some face execution / for fighting the / apartheid regime.] The bottom of the page has the event date and time [Saturday, Nov. 20th 7:00pm / Joan of Arc JHS / 154 W. 93 St. NYC.] The other side of the flyer repeats this information in Spanish.
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
South Africa, Africa
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Pan Africanism
Anti-apartheid movements
fliers (printed matter)
Black power
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
Restrictions & Rights
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