Demonstration in Commemoration of June 16, 1976 Uprising in Soweto, South Africa

by Ad Hoc Committee to Commemorate The Soweto Uprising
New York, New York, United States
May or early June 1980
1 page
Leaflet advertising a demonstration on Monday, June 16, 1980, 12 noon – 2 pm at Broad and Wall Streets (near the New York Stock Exchange). Slogans on the leaflet are Break all economic, military & nuclear ties with the apartheid regime; Withdraw of all U.S. corporate investments & cancel all U.S. bank loans to apartheid; Prohibit sales of the Krugerrand in N.Y.; and Free Mandela, Toivo and all South African and Namibian political prisoners. The leaflet says a partial list of sponsors include African National Congress of South Africa (ANC), American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), Clergy and Laity Concerned (CALC), Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), Coalition to Support the Liberation of Southern Africa, Concerned Citizens' Committee on Africa (CCCA), Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa, Freedomways Magazine, International Freedom Mobilization, National Conference of Black Lawyers, National Council of Negro Women, National Lawyers Guild. New Alliance Party, Sanctions Working Group, Southern Africa Committee, Southern Africa Refugee Relief Fund, Southwest Africa Peoples Organization (SWAPO), United Methodist Office for the United Nations, U.S. Peace Council, and Women for Racial & Economic Equality (WREE).
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root