Nationwide Protests To Target U.S. Investment in South Africa

by American Committee on Africa
with Joshua Nessen
New York, New York, United States
March 15, 1984
5 pages
Type: Press Release
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The press release says this spring student and community groups in every region of the country will hold protest and educational events calling for an end to all U.S. investment in South Africa and Namibia. The press release says activities are focused around two weeks of coordinated national anti-apartheid action that will take place from March 21 (the anniversary of the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa) to April 4 (the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King). Groups mentioned in the press release include: Georgetown Committee Against Apartheid and Racism, People for South African Freedom, Coalition Against Apartheid, Connecticut Anti-Apartheid Committee, Williams College Anti-Apartheid Coalition, Harvard Committee on Divestment, Black Students Association at MIT, American South Africa People's Friendship Association (ASAPFA), Steven Biko Committee, Duke University South Africa Committee, Coalition for Illinois Divestment from South Africa (CIDSA), Lutheran Coalition Against Apartheid.
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive