Have You Heard From Johannesburg - Seven Stories of the GLOBAL anti-apartheid movement

Academic Resources

African Activist Archive
http://africanactivist.msu.edu
The African Activist Archive project is preserving records and memories of activism in the United States to support the struggles of African peoples against colonialism, apartheid, and social injustice from the 1950's through the 1990's.

African Media Program
http://africanmedia.msu.edu
The African Media Program offers an online, comprehensive database of films, videos, and other audio-visual materials concerning Africa as well as education services about African media.

Aluka
http://www.aluka.org
Aluka is an international, collaborative initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.

Amistad Research Center
http://www.amistadresearchcenter.org
The Amistad Research Center was founded to document race relations and America's ethnic heritage. Among others, it holds the archives of George Houser and the American Committee on Africa.

British Anti-Apartheid Movement Archive
http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/rhodes/aam/aam.html
A catalogue of the archive of the Anti-Apartheid Movement 1956-1998; located at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.

Community Video Education Trust
http://www.cvet.org.za
CVET is building a digital archive of videos taken in South Africa in the late 1980's and early 1990's. The raw footage available on this website documents anti-apartheid demonstrations, speeches, mass funerals, celebrations, and interviews with activists during the peak of popular resistance against apartheid.

Digital Innovation South Africa
http://www.disa.ukzn.ac.za
DISA is a freely accessible online scholarly resource focusing on the socio-political history of South Africa, particularly the struggle for freedom during the period from 1950 to the first democratic elections in 1994, providing a wealth of material on this fascinating period of the country's history.

E.S. Reddy Collection
http://www.anc.org.za/themes.php?t=ES%20Reddy
A diverse collection of essays, statements, letters, etc. assembled by E.S. Reddy, former Secretary of the United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid.

International Institute of Social History
http://www.iisg.nl
The IISH was established to secure the legacy of social movements, and to make these collections available for social history research. Among many others, the archives of the Anti-Apartheids Beweging Nederland (AABN) can be found here.

The Nelson Mandela Memory Programme (Nelson Mandela Foundation)
http://www.nelsonmandela.org/index.php/memory
The Memory Programme provides a unique facility which allows people access to resources documenting the life and times of Nelson Mandela.

No Easy Victories
http://noeasyvictories.org
The official site for the book, "No Easy Victories," a panoramic view of US activism on Africa from 1950 to 2000. With essay and chapter excerpts now online.

The Nordic Documentation on the Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa Project
http://www.liberationafrica.se
The site provides finding aids of primary source materials that can be found at the different Nordic archival institutions, NGOs and archives of individuals who have been involved in the liberation struggles in Southern Africa.

Oliver Tambo, African National Congress
http://www.anc.org.za/list_by.php?by=Oliver%20Tambo
A personal page for the former ANC President, containing a collection of his documents.

Richard Knight
http://richardknight.homestead.com/files/richardknight.htm
Official web site for Richard Knight, director of the African Activist Archive project, and a source of historical information on apartheid South Africa and the struggle for sanctions and disinvestment in the United States.

South African History Archive
http://www.saha.org.za
The South African History Archive is an independent human rights archive dedicated to documenting and providing access to archival holdings that relate to past and contemporary struggles for justice in South Africa.

South African History Online
http://www.sahistory.org.za
South African History Online is a non-partisan people's history project, aiming to address the biased way in which the history and cultural heritage of South Africans was represented in educational and cultural institutions. SAHO's mission is to break the silence of the past and to create the most comprehensive online encyclopedia of South African history and culture.

UWC-Robben Island Mayibuye Archives
http://mayibuyearchives.org
The Archives provide a documentary record of South African history and culture, particularly with regard to the apartheid period, the freedom struggle and political imprisonment in South Africa.

Related Organisations

Action For Southern Africa
http://www.actsa.org
ACTSA was established in 1994 as the successor organization to the Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM), to develop and promote solidarity in the UK and internationally with southern Africa.

Africa Action
http://www.africaaction.org
Africa Action is the oldest human rights organization focused exclusively on Africa. In partnership with activists and civil society organizations throughout the United States and in Africa, Africa Action is working to change U.S. foreign policy and the policies of international institutions in order to support African struggles for peace and development.

Auburn Media at Auburn Theological Seminary
http://www.auburnseminary.org
Auburn Media at Auburn Theological Seminary equips bold and resilient leaders - religious and secular, women and men, adults and teens - with the tools and resources they need for our complex multi-faith world. Auburn provides education, research, support and media savvy to bridge religious divides, build community, pursue justice and heal the world.

Canon Collins Trust, Education for Southern Africa
http://www.canoncollins.org.uk
Canon Collins Trust supports Africa's future leaders in key fields such as health, education, agriculture, human rights and science and technology. Leadership and expertise are essential ingredients of poverty reduction, and the Trust has supported over 3,000 inspirational individuals who are now making their contributions through governments, NGOs, business and universities.

The Enough Project
http://www.enoughproject.org
The Enough Project is helping to build a permanent constituency to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity. Enough Project conducts intensive field research in countries plagued by genocide and crimes against humanity, develops practical policies to address these crises, and shares sensible tools to help empower citizens and groups working for change.

Facing History and Ourselves
http://www.facinghistory.org
Facing History and Ourselves delivers classroom strategies, resources and lessons that inspire young people to take responsibility for their world. Their work over the last 30 years demonstrates that effective teaching can cultivate the sense of civic responsibility needed to protect human dignity and prevent violations of human rights.

Fellowship of Reconciliation
http://forusa.org
Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) is the oldest interfaith peace and justice organization in North America. FOR staff and members were deeply involved in supporting African liberation struggles through active non-violence, and FOR continues to work in more than 50 countries to end war and support global human rights.

Global Action Project
http://curriculum.global-action.org
Global Action Project (G.A.P.) is a media arts organization that prepares youth to be media makes and community leaders. For over a decade, G.A.P. has been helping young people, both in the United States and internationally, share their stories and perspectives by producing and showcasing their media.

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
http://www.iccr.org
ICCR began when representatives from a number of Protestant denominations joined together to challenge the role of banks and companies in Apartheid South Africa. For nearly four decades, ICCR has merged social and environmental values with investment decisions, believing as long-term investors, one must achieve more than an acceptable financial return.

The Khulumani Support Group
http://www.khulumani.net
The Khulumani Support Group provides resources, training and support for survivors of apartheid in South Africa. All of Khulumani's members are survivors of gross human rights violations under apartheid.

Shared Interest
http://www.sharedinterest.org
Shared Interest mobilizes resources to guarantee bank loans for low-income communities in South Africa to construct houses, create jobs and launch small businesses. This provides a unique opportunity for U.S. supporters to invest in South Africa's future. Since it opened its doors in 1994, Shared Interest has benefited more than 1.8 million black South Africans.

Sport In Society
http://www.northeastern.edu/sportinsociety
Sport In Society, a Northeastern University Center, uses the power and appeal of sports to foster diversity, prevent violence, and improve the health of local and global communities.

Steve Biko Foundation
http://www.sbf.org.za
The Steve Biko Foundation is a community development organization inspired by the legacy of Bantu Stephen Biko.

TransAfrica Forum
http://transafrica.org
TransAfrica Forum is the oldest and largest African American human rights and social justice advocacy organization promoting diversity and equity in the foreign policy arena and justice for the African world.