Demonstration at the South African Embassy

Demonstration at the South African Embassy

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by Rick Reinhard
Washington, DC, United States
November 29, 1984
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Mayor Richard G. Hatcher of Gary, Indiana and Chairperson, TransAfrica Board of Directors addressed one of the daily protests against apartheid outside the South African Embassy in Washington, DC. Also show are Reverend Walter E. Fauntroy who represented the District of Columbia in the House of Representatives (far left); Coretta Scot King (behind Hatcher); and Gerald W. McEntee, President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The daily protests began after four Americans of African descent, Randall Robinson, Executive Director of TransAfrica, U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner Mary Frances Berry, Eleanor Holmes Norton a law professor of a prestigious law school (Georgetown), and Congressman (D-DC) Walter Fauntroy, staged a sit-in in the office of the South African Ambassador on November 21, 1984.
Used by permission of Rick Reinhard.
Collection: Private collection of Rick Reinhard