Student Anti-Apartheid Newsletter

(# 3/87)
by The Africa Fund
New York, New York, United States
Spring 1987
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Student Movement Hits Domestic Racism and U.S. Corporations • Push for Comprehensive Sanctions • The Spring Offensive • Domestic Racism Targeted • Southern Africa and Central America Work Linked • Corporate Ties Protested • Act in Solidarity with Youth and Students in South Africa • Boycott South Africa Not Nicaragua Tour • New Resources • The newsletter reports that student anti-apartheid organizers have broadened their agendas beyond South Africa divestment and are increasingly targeting domestic racism. Student activists also have more directly pressured U.S. corporations, including Citibank, Sovran Bank, Carnegie Mellon, Johnson & Johnson, and Coca-Cola. The newsletter says the Weeks of National Anti-Apartheid Action (March 21-April 6), initiated by the American Committee on Africa, were marked in 25 states by organizing against corporations and protests making the link to domestic racism. The newsletter discusses Columbia University, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, the State University of New York (SUNY) in Albany, the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, the University of Texas, Central America, UNITA, Western Michigan University, Hamilton College, Medgar Evers College, the Chicago Anti-Apartheid Solidarity Coalition, the DC Student Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism ( DC SCAR), John Hopkins University, Georgetown University, George Mason University, George Washington University, UDC (University of the District of Columbia), the Shell Boycott Campaign, the United Electrical Workers, full divestment, Carnegie Mellon University, Penn State University, the Coke Campaign, Tandi Gcabashe, AFSC (American Friends Service Committee), Drew University, Yale University, Reed College, the ANC (African National Congress), Kevin Qhoboshiane, Roberto Fernandez, and the Nicaragua Medical Students Association.  [Note: Kevin Qhoboshiane may be Kevin Qhobosheane.]
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to The Africa Fund).
Collection: Private collection of Joshua Nessen