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1. Great hopes for the People's Parliament
Creator
United Democratic Front
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1986-00-00  
Description
It is with a giddy feeling that we, the organizer, have noted the strongly escalating interest in the People's Parliament Against Apartheid . The growing wave of applications and international attention have drowned our original planning for a People's Parliament of normal dimensions .
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2. Introductory essay: the African National Congress, 1964 - 1994
Creator
Dale T McKinley
Resource type
Essays 
Date
2006-11-06  
Description
Introductory essay on the African National Congress from 1964 to 1994.
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3. Introductory essay: the South African Communist Party, 1950 - 1994
Creator
Dale T McKinley
Resource type
Essays 
Date
2007-10-20  
Description
Introductory essay on the South African Communist Party from 1950 to 1994.
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4. Nusas 1966 -1986: an introduction
Creator
Arlene Faranof
Resource type
Essays 
Date
2006-09-15  
Description
Introductory essay on the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS) covering the period 1966 to 1986.
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5. Unity Movement - the Kader Hassim Collection: an introduction
Creator
Corinne Sandwith
Resource type
Essays 
Date
2006-11-06  
Description
Introductory essay on the Kader Hassim Collection related to the Non-European Unity Movement (NEUM) and its affiliated groups.
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6. Black Theology
Creator
Vic Mafungo

Resource type
Essays 
Date
1971-00-00  
Description
The essay contains a discussion around Black theology, politics, religion and philosophy as experienced by the Black man in South Africa.
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7. Dialogue and Vorster's Outward Policy
Creator
Harry R. Nengwenkhulu

Resource type
Essays 
Date
1971-08-00  
Description
This essay looks at the foreign policy of the Nationalist Government in South Africa
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8. An African view of the present urban and industrial situation in South Africa
Creator
Pascal Mafika Gwala

Resource type
Essays 
Date
1973-00-00  
Description
The accelerated pace of industrialization has affected all population groups in South Africa.The African population was affected to the greatest extent because it resulted in the movement of Blacks into the cities at an unprecedented scale.However White restrictions on Black workers have not stopped together with unfair labour practices by employers..
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9. Anglo-American influences on the Black conciousness movement
Creator
Nyameko Pityana

Resource type
Essays 
Date
1979-05-27  
Description
It was said by minions of the racist oppressive giant in South Africa that Black Conciousness was nothing but an importation of American Black power. African-Americanism was not only a struggle for power, but it was also a search for identity and the resugence of its cultural values.
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Conference on "Afro-American inter-relationships with Southern Africa" 27-29 May 1979.
10. Black Viewpoint
Creator
Njabulo Ndebele
C M C Ndamse
M G Buthelezi
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1972-00-00  
Description
A compilation of essays written by Blacks for Blacks. Includes Black Development; New Day; Kwa-Zulu Development and The New Black
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11. Contact: an introductory essay:
Creator
Keith Gottschalk
Resource type
Essays 
Date
0000-00-00 
Description
A scholarly introductory essay on the periodical Contact
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12. Dialectic of Higher Education for the Colonised: the case of Non-White Universities in South Africa
Creator
Kogila Moodley

Resource type
Essays 
Date
1971-00-00  
Description
The institution of education in any society lends itself to two-fold functions, a conservative and a progressive one. It can be viewed as a custodian of societal values or constitute a threat to the traditional social order. Viewed against this background, South Africa which is not legitimated by the majority and relies on coercion rather than consensus, appears all the contradictory in extending higher education to its politically excluded majority.
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13. Do we need dialectics?
Creator
Resource type
Essays 
Date
0000-00-00  
Description
An internal SACP incomplete draft discusing the need to study dialectics
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14. Essays on Black theology
Creator
Manas Buthelezi
Steve Biko
Nyameko Pityane
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1972-00-00  
Description
Collection of essays on subjects such as Black theology, Black Consciousness, Missionaries, Black education
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15. Guarding the faith: reflections on the banning of black theology literature in South Africa
Creator
Allan Boesak
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1981-04-00  
Description
An essay about the reflections on the banning of black theology literature in South Africa.
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16. Historical perspectives and the effects of uprootal
Creator
MT Matsetela
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1980-02-02  
Description
This is an essay highlighting a few historical perspectives, brief historical review of migration of the period just before the Lifaqale, the review of the effects of the 1913 Native Land Act and subsequent related legislation is discussed and the effects of removals and resettlement.
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17. Introductory essay: Contact
Creator
Randolph Vigne
Resource type
Essays 
Date
0000-00-00 
Description
A scholarly introductory essay on the periodical Contact
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18. Introductory essay: Inqaba ya Basebenzi Journal of the Marxist Workers' Tendency of the ANC
Creator
Martin Legassick
Resource type
Essays 
Date
0000-00-00 
Description
A scholarly introductory essay on the periodical Inqaba ya Basebenzi
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19. Introductory essay: Pro Veritate
Creator
Beyers Naude
Resource type
Essays 
Date
0000-00-00 
Description
A scholarly introductory essay on the periodical Pro Veritate
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20. Introductory essay: The African Communist
Creator
Brian Bunting
Resource type
Essays 
Date
0000-00-00 
Description
A scholarly introductory essay on the periodical The African Communist
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21. Introductory essay: the problems of exile
Creator
Lynda von den Steinen
Resource type
Essays 
Date
2005-12-00  
Description
Introductory essay on the problems of exiles, including the reasons for going into exile, life experienced as an exile and unique problems of living as an exile.
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22. Our Party must answer the enemy's offensive
Creator
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1983-00-00  
Description
Unauthored statement encouraging members to unite against apartheid.
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23. Recommendations for the forthcoming ANC Conference
Creator
African National Congress
Resource type
Essays 
Date
0000-00-00  
Description
Series of brief papers and essays for an upcoming African National Congress Conference. Topics include the character of the struggle, the African alliance, Zimbabwe, Imperialism and Southern Africa.
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24. Some thoughts on a potential party intervention in the economic debate
Creator
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1991-01-00  
Description
An essay giving thoughts on a potential party intervention in the economic debate
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25. The 'new' policy of the USA towards South Africa: The Black Consciousness Movement's view
Creator

Resource type
Essays 
Date
1977-06-00  
Description
Speculation in change of US policy towards South Africa accompanied the appointment of Andrew Young as the United States ambassador to the United Nations. In this essay the Black Conciousness Movement list reservations about this development
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26. The Church of the Province of South Africa
Creator
Desmond Tutu
Resource type
Essays 
Date
1980-00-00  
Description
Essay discusses the issues such as the training of Black and White priests, multiracial church services, church schools.
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Chapter in a book
27. The contemporary Black Movement as it has developed from its forerunners
Creator
Stanley Mogoba

Resource type
Essays 
Date
1973-04-00  
Description
The discussion revolves around the the gap in student activism between the fifties and the seventies. A generation gap existed in terms of political activism. A division is also evident between white and Black students.
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A paper presented to April 1973 NUSAS Seminar
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