by Committee to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa
New York, New York, United States
May 26, 1978
2 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Mailing about plans for demonstrations, including in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant, on June 16 and 17, the second anniversary of the Soweto uprising. The focus of actions, coordinated by the Committee to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa (COBLSA), will be Manufacturers Hanover Trust, which has been the lease responsive of the major lenders to South Africa to calls that it end loans. A partial list of supporters includes: African Liberation Support Committee - NYC; African Peoples Party; American Committee on Africa; Black New York Action Committee; Coalition for Responsible Investment; Corporate Data Exchange; East - Bklyn; House of the Lord Pentecostal Church - Brooklyn; National Association of Black Veterans; National Coalition to Overturn the Bakke Decision; National Coalition to Support African Liberation; National Lawyers Guild; National Student Coalition Against Racism; Patrice Lumumba Coalition; South Africa Freedom Day Committee; South African Freedom Committee; Third World Veterans Collective; Thrust Society - Baton Rouge; Al Vann, N.Y. State Assemblyman-Brooklyn; and Youth Against War and Fascism (YAWF).
Used by permission of former staff and members of Campaign to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections