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AAC, noun

In historical contexts. Initial letters of All-African Convention, a confederation of black political movements founded in 1935 to co-ordinate resistance to Prime Minister J.B.M. Hertzog’s bills for the disenfranchisement of the Cape’s black voters. See also Hertzog Bills.
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Later absorbed by the Non-European Unity Movement (see NEUM).
[1935 Rand Daily Mail 17 Dec. 20About 400 delegates from all parts of the Union..are attending a special all-African Convention in the Bathu Location, Bloemfontein, to discuss the Native Bills.]
1989 Reader’s Digest Illust. Hist. of S. Afr. 339The threat to the Cape vote provoked a broad revival of African political activity, and on 16 December 1935, more than 400 delegates from every corner of South Africa..gathered in Bloemfontein for the founding conference of the All-African Convention. The leading lights of the AAC were Professor Davidson Jabavu and Dr Alfred Xuma.
Initial letters of All-African Convention, a confederation of black political movements founded in 1935 to co-ordinate resistance to Prime Minister J.B.M. Hertzog’s bills for the disenfranchisement of the Cape’s black voters.

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