Association of Concerned Africa Scholars papers. 1977-<2001>

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Association of Concerned Africa Scholars papers. 1977-<2001>

Papers, 1977-2001 (with future archives to come). The papers include those of Immanuel Wallerstein and Willard Johnson (co-chairs 1977-1991), David Wiley and Jean Sindab (co-chairs 1991-93). and William G. Martin (co-chair 1993-2001). Includes correspondence, minutes, flyers, handwritten notes, petitions, programs, publications (notably ACAS Bulletin) and associated correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and brochures. Campaigns include: Angola, Nigeria, Saro-Wiwa, Congo/Zaire, Zimbabwe, Divestment, Academic Boycott, Academic Freedom, National Security, TIAA/CREF Project, Oil Companies in Africa, Africa Trade. Correspondents President Clinton, Senator Harry Reid, Senator Richard G. Lugar, Randall Robinson, and Ambassador Harold Wolpe.

<5> boxes ; 27 x 40 x 13 cm.

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Wiley, David, 1935-

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Wallerstein, Immanuel Maurice, 1930-....

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Educator, sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131468 From the description of Reminiscences of Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100430 Immanuel Wallerstein was born on September 28, 1930, in New York City. He received a B.A. (1951), M.A. (1954), ...

Martin, William G., 1952-....

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Association of Concerned Africa Scholars

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Founded in 1977 at a national conference on Southern Africa at Michigan State University, the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS) is a group of scholars and students of Africa dedicated to formulating alternative analyses of Africa and U.S. government policy, developing communication and action networks between the peoples and scholars of Africa and the United States, and mobilizing support in the United States on critical, current issues related to Africa. The organization still ope...

Johnson, Willard R., 1935-

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Willard R. Johnson, Sr., was born near Leavenworth, Kansas, ca. 1900, and was a graduate of the University of Kansas. Johnson served as a bacteriologist with the U.S. Public Health Service, and became the head of the Biology Department at the Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College. In 1933, Johnson moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where he served as the first African American member of the local Veterans Hospital. In the 1940s he moved to Pasadena, California, where he established his ...

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