WASHTENAW COUNTY COALITION AGAINST APARTHEID

by Washtenaw County Coalition Against Apartheid
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
April/May 1985
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Guatemala, Israel
Language: English
Contents: WCCAA Needs Your Support • CALENDAR • ANC Goal: An Ungovernable South Africa • Sounds of Struggle • Bracelet Program Progress Report • Fight, Produce and Learn! • Film Review: The Gods Must Be Crazy • City Council Hears Pension Fund Divestment Resolution • Guatemala: Unholy Allies • Notes From Feminization of Poverty Conference • Anti-Apartheid Protests Sweep Nation! • The newsletter reports Councilperson Larry Hunter introduced a resolution to have the city of Ann Arbor divest funds of its pensioners from firms doing business in South Africa. A demonstration was held at City Hall before the City Council Meeting on March 18. The newsletter discusses David Ndaba, the African National Congress (ANC), Oliver Tambo, the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College (SOMAFCO), International Possibilities Unlimited, Perry Bullard, Debbie Robinson, Ed Pierce, Lana Pollack, Hunter College, Mary Frances Berry, the 1976 Soweto uprising, Mazimbu, the Free South Africa Movement, TransAfrica, the Sullivan principles, San tribesman, a Coke bottle, Angela Gilliam, Cuban troops, SWAPO, Columbia University, the Columbia Coalition for a Free South Africa, the University of California Berkeley, Cornell University, the University of Michigan, the World Feminization of Poverty Conference, Mangedwa Nyathi, and the films "South Africa-The Nuclear File," "Six Days in Soweto," "You Have Struck a Rock," and "South Africa Belongs to Us."
Used by permission of former members of the Washtenaw County Coalition Against Apartheid.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root