Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli Collection

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Letter from the President Let's work together to speed up effective service to the people Since 1912, the ANC has dedicated itself to the historic mission of uniting our people in the struggle for...
Publication date: 15 - 21 January 2010
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
Contents Discovering Seme - Tim Couzens The Early Years - Richard Rive The Mount Hermon School File Product of Moody School How Congress Began - R V Selope Thema Discovering Seme -...
Author: Richard Rive and Tim Couzens
"Apartheid - the Indictment" One of the biggest failures of any group of people this century has been the failure of the ruling white minority in South Africa to discard policies which have nothing...
Publication date: 1 April 1964, London
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
Ron Press, This is Ron Press' story of his part in the struggle against apartheid. Forced into exile in the early 'sixties, Ron Press contributed to the struggle by providing much-needed technical...
Publication date: August, 1995
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
"The danger begins only when they make a virtue of necessity and want to freeze into a complete theoretical system all the tactics forced upon them by these fatal circumstances,...." Rosa...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
[Drum, a Johannesburg monthly, asked a number of African leaders, "Do we really want to get rid of the white man?" The following is the reply of Chief Lutuli.] My reply to the question is...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

The heart of a lioness has ceased to beat. Mama Nokukhanya Luthuli is no more. Comrade Nokukhanya Luthuli, 92 years old, was the wife of the late ANC President, Chief Albert Luthuli. She passed away...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

The struggle for freedom is a reckless, foolish and sacrosanct adventure—so believed Albert Luthuli, president of the African National Congress from 1952-1968. A devour Christian, a man deeply...
Author: Jon Soske
Archive Type: Articles

The formulation and declaration by the United Nations Organisation of human rights and the fundamental freedoms was a great achievement. It marked a significant stage in human development when...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

To mark the 40th anniversary of the death of former ANC President Chief Albert Luthuli tomorrow, 21 July 2007, the ANC is publishing a special edition of the ANC political discussion journal Umrabulo...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Author: Mary Benson
Publication date: 1963
Archive Type: Online book
Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Face the future" 8 August 1960 The white minority rule policy of segregation and more so its virulent form, apartheid, have screened off from each other Black and White in South Africa....
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Members of the Luthuli Family, Honourable Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize; Hon Minister of Arts and Culture Mr Paul Mashatile; His Majesty King Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, isilo Samabandla, Judge...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

22 December 1996, Groutville Comrade chairperson; Members of the Luthuli family; Minister and Premiers; Leaders and veterans of the ANC; Members of the diplomatic corps and distinguished...
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Luthuli was elected President of the ANC (Natal branch) in 1951 and this speech was delivered at the Bantu Social Centre in Durban in November of that year. It is one of his early ,political speeches...
Publication date: 1951
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Programme Director, The Family of Nkosi Albert Luthuli, Minister of Arts and Culture, Pallo Jordan, Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sbu Ndebele, The Mayor of Ilembe District Municipality,...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Publication date: 01/05/1997
Archive Type: Articles

Demonstrations against Proclamation of Republic 6 May 1961 [Drum asked several non-European leaders for answers to three questions concerning the planned demonstrations. The following are answers...
Archive Type: Interviews

ANC National Chairperson, ANC Provincial Chairperson and provincial leadership, ANC NEC Members, Leaders of the Tripartite Alliance, The Luthuli Family, I am greatly honoured to deliver this...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Fifty Years of Union - Political Review My assignment is: "Political Review - Fifty Years of Union." I hope I shall succeed in dealing with the subject with objectivity and with an...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Publication date: 17 December 1955
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

[This statement was to have been made to the court before the passing of sentence, after which I had been found guilty of burning my pass, guilty of disobeying a law by way of protest, and not guilty...
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I am deeply grateful to the members of the Christopher Gell Memorial Award Committee for giving me this unique opportunity to participate so prominently in the remembrance of his memory. Let me at...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

(Extracts from an exclusive article published in Ebony. Reproduced with permission.) ...The solution to the South African problem will call for radical reforms, some of them of a really...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

This launch comes after successful sub regional programmes which took place in Phokwane and Dikgatlong Sub Regions in the recent past. Our final launch will take place in Sol Plaatje Sub Region next...
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Urging Congress branches to ensure 100 per cent attendance at the forthcoming A.N.C. National Conference, due to begin at Durban on December 16, President Lutuli says that the occasion provides an...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Good evening, Canon Collins. I have just been making a tape-recording of a message that I am sending to your Group. I was told by a mutual friend that you wanted me to send you a message. I have...
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This message was published early in April 1958, before the general elections. Sir or Madam, You may be surprised to receive this message from the African National Congress: surprised because this...
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From Perspective on Ideas and the Arts TERKEL: Here in a suburb of Durban, South Africa, we are sitting with Albert John Lutuli, winner of the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize, and deposed chief of the Zulus...
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Our Vision is a Democratic Society (Speech at a public meeting organized by the South African Congress of Democrats in Johannesburg in 1958 to hear the President General of the African National...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

In the name of Afrika and Freedom I greet you all! AFRIKA! AFRIKA! MAYIBUYE! INKULULEKO NGESIKHATHI SETHU (Freedom in Our Lifetime)! Let us sing together to Freedom, "Mayibuye i Afrika...
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From: South Africa Freedom News, Dar es Salaam The University of Algiers has conferred an honorary Doctorate of Literature on Chief A.J. Luthuli, President-General of the ANC of South Africa. The...
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Since the middle of June 1959 to date, August 31st, 1959, Natal has been witnessing widespread demonstrations throughout the Province. The demonstrations have been largely by women and have no...
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Many problems face the emergent Black States in this continent. Among these problems are: the avoidance of economic chaos when independence comes; the problem of speeding up education among the...
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[Extract] Chief Lutuli spoke of the "unprecedented human suffering being brought about by apartheid" and said: "But yet we are not despondent. We are encouraged in our struggle for...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

My people, my sons and my daughters As I pace the floor of my bedroom in the Grand Hotel, Oslo, putting the final touches on my speech of acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize my thoughts go out to...
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Much has been said and written about the forthcoming multi-racial conference to be held in Johannesburg on December 3-5, 1957. Very little, if anything at all of what is new, can be said about it now...
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The result of the General Election has brought about no real change. If anything, it has given the Nationalist Party a much firmer mandate to press ahead with its apartheid, Bantustan policy. The...
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`What are Kingdoms without Justice but large robber bands?` St. Augustine Mrs. Helen Joseph has made an important contribution to the literature of the liberatory movement in South Africa. The...
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"Minority white rule and non-whites in the union" This is a most timely and vital conference called to consider the means and ways of meeting the acute situation of the growing number of...
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"Prepare for congress of the people" On June 25 and 26, only five weeks from now, there will assemble in Kliptown, near Johannesburg, people from all corners of South Africa to attend the...
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[Chief Lutuli said that it was no coincidence that he has chosen New Age to make this statement. "New Age has already been threatened under the Sabotage Bill with banning and I have decided to...
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Dear friend: Just before I went to Oslo last December to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, I wrote a letter to Americans expressing both surprise and satisfaction that men abroad have grasped our...
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The new assault on civil liberties and democracy generally made by the General Law Amendment Bill "the Sabotage Bill" about to become law in the Republic of South Africa, has rightly...
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Mr. Ngubane has written most voluminously in several issues of the Indian Opinion making scathing and unjustified remarks about the African National Congress and its leadership. It is my duty as...
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The eminent British statesman, Mr. Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister of Britain turned to Africa, including the Union, "to see." But, in the end, he did more than "see." He gave us...
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