FOR STEPPED-UP ACTION AGAINST APARTHEID

NOTES AND DOCUMENTS
(Special Issue)
by United Nations Centre Against Apartheid
with Joseph N. Garba, Anyika Allen, Lisa Anderson, James Brame, Patrick Erwin, Michael Fisher, Tanaquil Jones, John Kagehiro, Dale McKinley, Charles Montgomery, Pam Nadasen, Flerida Negron, Reginald Ramsey, Paula Schulman, Tawana Thomas, Kim Tynan, Carla Weitzel
New York, New York, United States
November 1987
Publisher: United Nations
15 pages
Contents: I. OPENING STATEMENT BY H.E. MAJOR-GENERAL JOSEPH N. GARBA (NIGERIA), CHAIRMAN OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE AGAINST APARTHEID • II. STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES AT THE HEARING • III. EXCERPTS FROM STATEMENTS BY STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES • Excerpts of statements at a hearing of United States student organizations against apartheid at the United Nations Headquarters, September 11, 1987. Ms. Danisa Baloyi (Columbia University), Ms. Imanu Ellis (National Association of Black Student Organizations), Ms. Angela Parker (D.C. Student Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism), Mr. Mike Pitard (Tuskegee University, Alabama), Mr. Hilay Shelton (Missourians Against Apartheid), and Ms. April Taylor (Black Student Union, Fisk University at Nashville) were at the hearing but did not submit written statements to the Special Committee Against Apartheid. The document discusses the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), "Unlock Apartheid’s Jails," the Task Force on Human Rights, the University of Northern Idaho, South African Airways (SAA), sanctions, divestment, the Illinois Alliance of Black Student Organizations, the Coalition Against Apartheid, Western Washington University, Earth Against Apartheid, Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, the University of North Carolina, civil disobedience, public demonstrations, the University of Texas at Austin, ant-racist action, the University Student Senate of the City University of New York (CUNY), investments, financial institutions, companies that do business in South Africa, South African students, the University of Montana, the Peace Legislative Coalition, the Montana Legislature, the Montana Board of Investments, Penn State University, the University of Missouri at Columbia, death threats, the Ku Klux Klan, the Mellon Bank Boycott, Azania, oppression, freedom fighters, political prisoners, Deputy Speaker Arthur Eve, State Senator John Marchi, the University Student Senate, the New York State Assembly, shanties, a 21-day  blockade, companies doing business in South Africa, the Anti-Apartheid Student Alliance, the Coalition for Illinois Divestment from South Africa (CIDSA), the South African Consulate in Chicago, and a boycott of companies and banks that financially support apartheid. [Note: the correct name of the organization represented by Pam Nadasen is the Free South Africa Coordinating Committee, not University of Michigan Students Against Apartheid and Racism.]
Collection: Private collection of Premilla Nadasen