Scope and arrangement
The Republic of New Africa (America) (RNA) Collection includes a photocopy of "Anti-Depression Program of the Republic of New Africa to end Poverty, Dependence, Cultural Malnutrition, and Crime among Black People in the United States and Promote Inter-Racial Peace. Presented for enactment to both Houses of the United States Congress, March 1972." The table of contents contains: "The Legislative Requests; Objectives and Methods of the Program; and Background of the Republic of New Africa.|||There are also eleven letters (1979-1980) written by Larry L. Edwards, consulate Captain of the Brooklyn, New York office of the RNA to the following individuals: the U.S. Secretary of State demanding reparations from the U.S. Government for the RNA; the Consul of the Iran Mission to the United Nations regarding the American hostages in Iran and requesting foreign aid for the RNA from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries; the Consulate of Egypt concerning the Shah of Iran; the Consulate of Israel regarding an Israeli nuclear test in Africa; and the Consulate of South Africa pertaining to the unionization of South African black workers. A map illustrating the consolidation of Africa as proposed by the RNA and two flyers complete the collection.