Africa Through African Eyes

Gadjigo, Samba
December 1992
Research in African Literatures;Winter1992, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p97
Academic Journal
This article focuses on Newsreel, a California based media center. Newsreel's focus on Africa started in 1976, in response to the historic events that took place in the South African township of Soweto. In creating the Southern Africa Media Center, Newsreel sought to arouse the attention of the American people to the human tragedy being lived by the blacks of Southern Africa. From the outset, the prime target for this film and videocassette project has been universities, public libraries and churches. It has donated close to one hundred Southern African Video Libraries worth over $60,000 to historically black colleges and universities and anti-apartheid organizations across the country.


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