WSF poster for 1998 meeting: “Is it Too Late to End Racism in Sport?” (19 May 1998)

This was a poster for a public meeting of the Workers Solidarity Federation (WSF), the direct predecessor of today’s Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF), held at University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) on Tuesday 19 May 1998. The talk was by cde Patrick Nt. Scanned PDF is here.

WSF - Tuesday 19 May 1998 - Racism in Sport poster

About Lucien van der Walt

I teach at Rhodes University, the Eastern Cape. I’m 10th generation South African, born and bred. I have long been involved in union education, and have a background in social movement and left-wing activism, the Workers’ Library and Museum, the Anti-Privatisation Forum, and the National Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU). I’ve presented or published 450+ papers, including conferences and workshops, co-edited 4 journal specials (on global and African labour history, and the left), and produced five books. Southern Africa editor for the 2009 'International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest' (Blackwell). I won the 2008 international ‘Labor History’ PhD thesis prize, and the 2008/2009 Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) award for best African dissertation, for my thesis on South African anarchism, syndicalism and black militants. I have also done research in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.