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Article in underground leaflet 'Freedom'

Article in underground leaflet 'Freedom' issued by the South African Communist Party in November 1967 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

The working mother

Article describing the difficulty of rearing balanced families with the working mother so much away from home

Education and family life

Description of how poverty and poor family life contribute to poor education

The crisis over the land

Article on the government's dispossession of Black's from their land and its policy of separate development resulting in the creation of Bantustans with deplorable living conditions

June 12 Movement

June 12th marked a historic moment in the history of Black students. The University of the Western Cape acting together with the Department of Coloured Affairs expelled students of the University of the Western Cape for protesting against "education for subjugation".

African family housing in urban areas

Article on regulations governing the control and supervision of an urban Bantu residential area and the many hardships that these regulations inflicted on african families

The Birth of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa

One day in July 1968 a group of students formed a separate caucus at the annual conference of the University Christian Movement being held outside Stutterheim in the Cape Province.

The Nederduitse Gereformeerde Sendingkerk

Article discussing the role of the Dutch Reformed Church in effecting social change and justice in South Africa.

Foreign African labour in South Africa

African National Congress paper on foreign African labour in South Africa.

Submission on the question of foreign investment in South Africa

This is the article about the submission on the question of foreign investment in South Africa submitted to Swedish Commission on November 30, 1977.

The new policy of the USA towards South Africa: the Black Conciousness Movement's view

An article written by the Black People's Convention in response to the invitation to have talks with Mr Andrew Young the Unites States Ambassador to the United Nations, reflecting on the United States "new" foreign policy towards South Africa.

Transkei Sham

Transkei Sham: statement published in the underground "Inkululeko-Freedom", February 1977, describes the reaction of the ANC to the granting of independence to the Transkei bantustan

Miscellaneous problems

Problems faced by Africans due to influx control and legislation such as Pass Laws.

Obituary of Michael Harmel

Obituary of Michael Harmel, member of the Central Committee of the SACP

Obituary of Ruth First

Obituary of Ruth First in Sechaba October 1982 pages 24 to 29

The emergency and impact of the black consciousness movement

This is an article on Black Consciousness Movement, nature of South African society, and withdrawal of blacks from multi-racial organisations.

Position for a negotiated resolution of the South African question

Draft discussion paper on the position for a negotiated resolution of the South African question.

Azanian Youth Organisation

Profile and description of Azanian Youth Organisation. Azanian Youth Organisation was relaunched in 1987 as an umbrella structure for youth aligned to the national forum and Azanian Peoples Organisation.

Municipal elections

An article stating the approach to the municipal elections which was determined by the state of the organisation, the mood of the masses and the strengths and weaknesses of the regime and the campaign against the municipal elections was not the only one facing the mass democratic movement.

CCAWUSA Johannesburg branch: Discussion paper-the way forward

Article by the Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (CCAWUSA) to all locals/Shopstewards. It discusses the historical background, the clarification of what they have been fighting for and the formation of the organisation. Accompanying documents are reports.


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