TITLE

The new abolitionists

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Christian Century;01/15/97, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the call made by the Abolitionist Leadership Council of the United States government to help end slave trade in Sudan and Mauritania. Sale of millions of ethnic and religious minorities from the two African countries to wealthy masters; Denial of the practice of slave trade from the government officials of countries implicated; Alleged failure of United States church community's to fight the international slave trade.
ACCESSION #
9701233047

 

Related Articles

  • A step up for the stepchild. Vesely, Milan // African Business;Nov2002, Issue 281, p30 

    Focuses on the foreign relations between African countries and the U.S. U.S. interests in exploiting oil reserves of Africa in context of its proposed war against Iraq; Factors responsible for the increse in the U.S. interest in West Africa.

  • Feds make $75M available to South Africa for housing and infrastructure. Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;04/22/99, Vol. 90 Issue 17, p2 

    Reports on the launch of Federal South Africa Housing Guarantee Program by United States officials in South Africa. Program's aim to make home mortgages available to low-income communities; Strengthening of the ties between the US and South Africa; Improvement of housing conditions.

  • Syria.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/24/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p24 

    Reports on the Syrian government's reaction regarding the United States' threats of imposing penalties on South Africa if it goes ahead with plans to sell military equipment to Syria. Military equipment concerned in the deal; Possible impact of the sale on the stability of the Middle East.

  • Billions for Boerdom? Risen, James // FW;5/24/94, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p12 

    Focuses on South Africa as a test of President Bill Clinton's foreign policy abilities. Black South Africans' political power; Penalty for apartheid; American corporations' renewal of investment links; South Africa's per capita gross domestic product; Growth in the demand for foreign assistance...

  • KISSINGER IN AFRICA.  // National Review Bulletin;6/4/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 20, pB76 

    The article discusses the impact of the visit of U.S. Secretary of State of Henry Kissinger to Africa on relations between the two countries. It was significant that Kissinger read his ten-point speech on the new Rhodesia policy not in Salisbury, but in Lusaka. The speech was not designed to...

  • Will the 'Dark Continent' Still Matter? Masland, Tom // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);12/25/2000-1/1/2001 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 137 Issue 1, p76 

    Predicts that the United States will intervene less in African matters under President-elect George W. Bush's leadership. Problems faced by the continent in the year 2000, including the AIDS epidemic and the war in the Congo; Decisions made regarding Africa during the administration of U.S....

  • 'The darling of the West.'. Ankomah, Baffour // New African;May2001, Issue 396, p9 

    Criticizes the double standard employed by influential countries such as the United States and Great Britain in their relationship with countries in Africa. Economic sanctions imposed by the big powers against Liberia for its alleged support to rebels in Sierra Leone while supporting war...

  • ‘My way or the highway’ —Bush. Vesely, Milan // African Business;Feb2002, Issue 273, p26 

    Reports the proposal of George W. Bush to cut the United States aid to sub-Saharan Africa. Amount allocated by the US for foreign aid from its federal budget; Efforts to increase the support for the coalition against Taliban and Osama bin Laden; Details of Susan Rice, former African policy...

  • Brighter Continent. Podgers, James // ABA Journal;Sep99, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p90 

    Discusses various forms of assistance extended by the American Bar Association to a number of African states. Efforts to improve conditions in Africa; Recognition of the continent's potential among business and government leaders in the United States (US) and Europe; Information on the African...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics