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Special Collections

MSU Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824



URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:


Date Processed:

November 2013

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:  Box number, Folder number and/or title, Cornelius Moore African activist collection, MSS 170, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Collection Summary:

The collection includes documents from the Philadelphia-base group, Inited People's Campaign Against Apartheid and Racism (UPCAAR) from 1980. There are also political buttons from a number of organizations in Philadelphia, Oregon, Barcelona, Spain, and other locations. There is programs for a concert at Harvard and American Film Festival.

Historical Background:

Cornelius Moore has been involved with Africa-related issues since the early 1970s. In Philadelphia, he worked with the African Liberation Support Committee in 1974-75 and with United People’s Campaign Against Apartheid and Racism (UPCAAR) beginning in the late 1970s. Cornelius Moore is currently the Co-Director of California Newsreel, the non-profit film distributor and producer that focuses on race, African American life and history, Africa and health and society.

Processing Note:

Processed by Leslie M. Behm, November 2013.


There is one folder in this collection.

Ban Apartheid! (4)
Swapo Nambia
Boicot Aparatheid
Acciό Contra L'Apartheid
Solidarity with the Angolan People. MPLA
Organize 'N' Struggle Fight Unemployment African Liberation Day
BAFSAM bay area free south africa movement Stop Apartheid!
UPCAAR : United People's Campaign Against Apartheid and Racism, Vol 1. No. 1, September 1980
Correspondence : UPCAAR, July 31, 1980
SAMRAF (South African Military Refugee Fund). Itinerary, 25 September 1980
Flyer : An evening of Solidarity with the people of Southern Africa sponsored by the Philadelphia SWAPO/SAMRAF Tour Coalition, 4 October [1980]
Program : An evening of Solidarity with the people of Southern Africa sponsored by the Philadelphia SWAPO/SAMRAF Tour Coalition, 4 October [1980]
Newspaper Clipping : Harris, Harry. Longshoremen protest apartheid, Oakland Tribune, 29 Nov. 1984
Program : AMANDLA Festival of Unity, A benefit concert for Relief and Humanitarism Aid in Southern Africa, Harvard Stadium, Saturday, July 21, 1979
Moore, Cornelius. Breaking the Ban : Recent Images from Southern Africa. 1989 American Film Institute Video Festival, pp. 28-33.

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