Student Anti-Apartheid Newsletter

by Josh Nessen, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
December 1979
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
13 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: INTRODUCTION Resurgence in Student Anti-Apartheid Movement • Western Michigan University • Oberlin College • Harvard University • Princeton University • Williams College • University of Tennessee • Tufts College • Rutgers University • Berea College • Cornell University • University of Pennsylvania • Haverford College • American University • Brandeis University • Georgetown University • University of Kansas • Colby College • Macalester College • Northwestern University • Brown University • Black College Conference on Africa • CONCLUSION • The newsletter says over the past six weeks there has been a resurgence of anti-apartheid activity on American campuses; though divestment has remained the cutting edge of the movement, many successful campus committees have developed material aid campaigns for the liberation movements, and have linked their work to anti-racist struggles. The newsletter discusses apartheid, Julius Franks, Elaine Burns, the United Methodist Church, Don Cooney, the Committee on South Africa, the divestment movement, Laura Taylor, J.D. Turner. ABUSUA, the Oberlin Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa, the South Africa Solidarity Committee (SASC), the City of Cambridge, banks, financial institutions, "Last Grave at Dimbaza", Morgan Bank Guaranty, Chase Manhattan Bank, Hewlett-Packard, Helen Suzman, the ruling Afrikaner Nationalist party, the Progressive Reform Party (PFP), the People's Front for the Liberation of Southern Africa, Princeton's South Africa/Nuclear ties, Westinghouse, GE (General Electric), the New Jersey Coalition of Black Students, Judge William Booth of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), John Tate, Gerry Coetzee, Bob Arum, NBC, the Patriotic Front, Steven Biko, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Dr. Don Mutambara, Adimhu Changa, the Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa, Exxon, "Nuclear File", Space Research Corp., US-South Africa nuclear tied, First Pennsylvania Bank, artillery shells, Dumisani Kumalo, the Sullivan Principles, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), Chris Ioffo, the Newmont Mining Company, the Philadelphia Bank Campaign, the Philadelphia National Bank, Riggs Bank, Black History Month, Iranian students, Coalition For Responsible Banking, the DC Bank Campaign, Jonas Savimbi, UNITA, the KU-Y Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa, SAMRAF (South African Military Refugee Aid Fund), Walter Carrington, the African-American Institute, the South African Foundation, John Chettle, ZAPU, Clergy and Laity Concerned, AGENISA, PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), Morgan State University, African Liberation support work, the University of Pennsylvania (UPENN), Chemical Bank, and the ANC (African National Congress). [Note: The correct name is Tufts University.]
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive