Divest Now Coalition (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign) (26)

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Organization

Alternate Name:
Principal Location: Urbana, Illinois, United States
Duration: Apparently 1985 - Apparent 1987
Urbana, Illinois, United States
The Divest Now Coalition was a student anti-apartheid organization at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Th...

Documents

by George A Miller Committee
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, late March or early April 1986
Leaflet advertising a talk by Prexy Nesbitt of the Coalition for Illinois' Divestment from South Africa (CIDSA) a...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, March 1986?
Leaflet advertising a meeting with Tim Thomas, Co-Chair of Free South Africa Movement in Chicago and Chair F.S.A.M. M...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, about March or very early April 1986
Leaflet advertising a rally on the Quad of the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign at noon on Friday, April 4. Th...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, about April 6 or 7, 1986
Leafleting asking people to attend a mass rally and vigil, sign a petition, wear a red ribbon symbolizing the continu...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, April 9, 1986 or a little earlier
Leaflet advertising a rally on the Quad of Illinois State University at Champaign-Urbana on Wednesday, April 9 at 7:0...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, April 10, 1986 or a little earlier
Leaflet handed out at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign campus urging people to join a protest for divestme...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, April 10, 1986
 Memorandum and motion on divestment from the Divest Now Coalition to the University of Illinois Board of Truste...
Type: Resolution
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, about April 14, 1986
Contents: IN SOUTH AFRICA • ON CAMPUS • WHAT'S NEXT, AND HOW YOU CAN BECOME ACTIVE • Leaflet ...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, sometime after April 10, 1986
Leaflet issued sometime after April 10, 1986 when 60 people were arrested at a peaceful protest after the Board of Tr...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, about the second half of April or early May 1986
Leaflet seeks donations to the Divest Now legal defense fund to support defense of 60 people who were arrested for tr...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, presumably late April 1986
The leaflet advertises a May Day Rally at noon and Teach-ins on “Structures of Apartheid: Sharpeville to the Pr...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Donald Crummey, Divest Now Coalition, Champaign-Urbana Coalition Against Apartheid
Urbana, Illinois, May 4, 1986
Mailing seeking donations to the Divest Now Legal Defense Fund. The mailing notes that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ca...
Type: Mailing
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, apparently May 14, 1986 or a day earlier
 Leaflet advertising an event on May 14 at midnight. People are asked to wear ribbon in support of the liberatio...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, late April or May 1986?
The leaflet says families in South Africa are split up by apartheid, which forces many Blacks to live hundreds of mil...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, July 1, 1986
The press release says two members of the Divest Now Coalition attended a hearing on June 27 of the United Nations Co...
Type: Press Release
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, about October 1986
Leaflet advertising a benefit concert for the International Defense and Aid Fund for South Africa, the Champaign Coun...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, presumably about mid-October 1986
 Leaflet advertises a showing of the video "Bound to Strike Back," a video by the African National Con...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Divest Now Coalition
Urbana, Illinois, Undated, likely very early April 1987
Leaflet advertising a performance by The Rock City Rebels (Hard Rocking Reggae & SkA) with special guest Mr. Clea...
Type: Leaflet
Africa coverage: South Africa

Photograph

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Urbana, Illinois, United States, April 7, 1986 (or maybe a day or two later)
Photo of anti-apartheid activist Prexy Nesbitt of C.I.D.S.A. (CIDSA, Coalition for Illinois' Divestment from Sout...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa