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

Academic Resources

African Activist Archive
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
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 is an international, collaborative initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.

Amistad Research Center
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
A catalogue of the archive of the Anti-Apartheid Movement 1956-1998; located at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.

Community Video Education Trust
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
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
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
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)
The Memory Programme provides a unique facility which allows people access to resources documenting the life and times of Nelson Mandela.

No Easy Victories
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
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
A personal page for the former ANC President, containing a collection of his documents.

Richard Knight
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Forward to Freedom
Forward to Freedom tells the story of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement and its campaigns to support the people of South Africa in their fight against apartheid. The AAM also campaigned for freedom for Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Angola, and against South Africa’s attacks on its neighbors.

Global Action Project
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
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
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
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
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
The Steve Biko Foundation is a community development organization inspired by the legacy of Bantu Stephen Biko.

TransAfrica Forum
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.