Created by
Zimbabwe Relief and Development Fund, INC., American, founded 1970
Subject of
Innis, Roy, American, born 1934
Chisholm, Shirley Anita, American, 1924 - 2005
Jordan, Vernon, American, born 1935
Wilkins, Roy, American, 1901 - 1981
Logan, Jomo, American
Kenneth A. Gibson, American, born 1932
Francis, Ennis, American
Wingate, Livingston, American
Johns, Alma, American
Rangle, Charles Bernard, American, born 1930
Sutton, Percy Ellis, American, 1920 - 2009
National Urban League, American, founded 1910
Date
March 1972
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Description
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].
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Zimbabwe, Africa
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Pan Africanism
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Topic
Activism
Africa
Afrobeat (Music)
Black power
Calypso (Music)
Dance
Decolonization
International affairs
Music
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.49
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50de62389-185a-4114-acdd-0cc8a20bd93b
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