TITLE

Getting Students Engaged About Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Shofar, Angelique
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Black Issues in Higher Education;3/10/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the launch of a campaign against economic injustices toward African countries by the Africa Initiative Program of the American Friends Service Committee. Impact of repayment of external debt on African countries; Efforts in soliciting the participation of college students in the call for the cancellation of the external debts of African countries; Impact of the decision of wealthy nations to cancel the debts of poor countries.
ACCESSION #
16477161

 

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