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Circular from Barney Pityana to SRC Presidents and other organisations

The circular outlines the historical background of the formation of the South African Students Organisation (SASO) as well as the aims and structure of the organisation.

Constitution: South African Students' Organisation

Amended version of "Draft Constitution" of the South African Student's Organisation

Future state: A BPC projection and call of the youth

An article published in the journal Azania Combat that outlines the vision of the Black Peoples Convention for life in Azania and covers aspects such as land, education, religion, human rights, law, health.

Letter from Barney Pityana to Barry Streek

The letter discusses the issue of SASO/NUSAS representation at the Commonwealth Students' Conference in the context of representation of the two organisations at foreign/overseas meetings

Letter from Neville Curtis to Geoff Budlender

The letter is a request for Geoff Budlender to contact Barney Pityana

Letter from Neville Curtis to Steve Biko

The letter is an exchange of thoughts on the activities of both organisations and a discussion on possible co-operation between NUSAS and SASO.

Letter from Steve Biko to Colin Collins, regarding arrangements for a SASO and UCM Conference.

The letter, including a handwritten postscript, provides details of transport arrangements for a South African Students Organisation (SASO) and a United Christian Movement (UCM) Conference.

Letter from Steve Biko to SRC Presidents

Letter to student and other organisations outlining the historical background, structure and policy of the South African Students' Organisation (SASO)

Letter from the Secretary of SASO to the President of NUSAS

The letter contains a notification of a resolution passed at the SASO Conference held in Durban on 4 to 10 July 1970 which effectively withdraws SASO's recognition of NUSAS as a true national student union.

The future society as seen by the Black People's convention

The first of a number of articles dealing with a kind of society that BPC envisages. This particular article scans the total policy outlook, at the heart of which is a reminder that we are striving for the attainment of an open society.

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.

White racism and Black conciousness

The paper discusses the totality of White power in South Africa and Black Consciousness

A Challenge to Liberal Orthodoxes
A White reaction to Black viewpoint

This journal article deals with the emergence of Black nationalism and the reaction of White (largely Afrikaner) Christians

Afro-American influences on the Black Conciousness Movement

This paper gives an overview of the relationship and differences between Black Consciousness and the civil rights struggle by African Americans

Anglo-American influences on the Black conciousness movement

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.

AZAPO on the march
B P C Organisation

A memorandum presented by Mosibudi Mangena at a meeting of the NEC and Chairmen of BPC Branches, held in Braamfontein, on 9 June 1973, outlining the organisational structure of the Black Peoples Convention.

Biko - the man
Biko day: 11th September


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