U.S. Banks Target of Apartheid Critics

by Committee to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa, American Committee on Africa
with Tendati Kumbula
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about October 1977
Publisher: Committee to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa
1 page
Reprint of a Los Angeles Times article, "U.S. Banks Target of Apartheid Critics, Groups Urge Boycott Against Those Lending Funds to S. Africa." The article mentions Clergy and Laity Concerned and American Committee on Africa as well as Don Stillman of the UAW, Harold L. Shapiro of the Furriers Joint Council, Prexy Nesbitt of the American Committee on Africa, Ann Seidman, and Tim Smith of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibly. The article discusses Wells Fargo Bank and reports that the main boycott targets have been the Bank of America, in California, Continental Bank and First National Bank, both in Chicago, Citibank, Chase Manhattan, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. and Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., all of New York. Companies that sell the Krugerrand, a South African gold coin, also have been picketed.
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
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Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive