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==South Africa benefit==
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On January 17 1986, a benefit concert was held at Oakland's Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, for the [[National Emergency Fund of the South African Council of Churches]].
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*Master of Ceremonies:Honorable [[Willie Brown]]
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*Keynote Speaker: Bishop [[Desmond Tutu]]
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*Guest Speaker: [[Amadou- Mahtar M'Bow]] Diredor General of UNESCO
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Dinner Committee Members included Hon. [[Alan Cranston]], Hon. [[Leo McCarthy]], Hon. [[Barbara Boxer]],  Hon. [[Sala Burton]],  Hon. [[Ron Dellums]] (a DSA member),  Hon. [[Don Edwards]],  Hon. [[Tom Lantos]] Hon. [[George Miller, Jr.]] Hon. [[Norman Mineta]],  Hon. [[Pete Stark]],  Hon. [[Willie Brown]], plus [[Democratic Socialists of America]] members [[Julian Bond]], [[Nancy Skinner]], [[Harry Britt]], [[Jack Henning|John Henning]], [[Adam Hochschild]], [[Frances Moore Lappe]], [[Stanley Sheinbaum]], [[Communist Party USA]] affiliates [[Wilson Riles, Jr.]], [[Maudelle Shirek]], [[Al Lannon]], and [[Irving Sarnoff]], and radical socialists [[Julianne Malveaux]], [[Drummond Pike]], [[John George]], [[Peter Yarrow]] and actor/activist [[Sidney Poitier]].<ref>[http://kora.matrix.msu.edu/files/50/304/32-130-1667-84-JH%20EI.pdf, EBONY & IVORY invite you to attend a dinner benefit for theNational Emergency Fund of the South African Council of Churches ]</ref>
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 08:47, 20 December 2014

Al Lannon

South Africa benefit

On January 17 1986, a benefit concert was held at Oakland's Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, for the National Emergency Fund of the South African Council of Churches.

Dinner Committee Members included Hon. Alan Cranston, Hon. Leo McCarthy, Hon. Barbara Boxer, Hon. Sala Burton, Hon. Ron Dellums (a DSA member), Hon. Don Edwards, Hon. Tom Lantos Hon. George Miller, Jr. Hon. Norman Mineta, Hon. Pete Stark, Hon. Willie Brown, plus Democratic Socialists of America members Julian Bond, Nancy Skinner, Harry Britt, John Henning, Adam Hochschild, Frances Moore Lappe, Stanley Sheinbaum, Communist Party USA affiliates Wilson Riles, Jr., Maudelle Shirek, Al Lannon, and Irving Sarnoff, and radical socialists Julianne Malveaux, Drummond Pike, John George, Peter Yarrow and actor/activist Sidney Poitier.[1]

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