Williams Anti-Apartheid Coalition

Williams Anti-Apartheid Coalition

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Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Taken during a sit-in and hunger strike that began on April 17, 1980
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Namibia
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Trustees Act
Anita Brooks (left) and another member of Williams Anti-Apartheid Coalition during a sit-in at the Williams College Administration Building that was part of a campaign to get the college to divest from companies doing business in South Africa and from Newmont Mining Corporation which had extensive operations in Namibia. Brooks and one other student started a hunger strike at the same time. The action coincided with a Trustee meeting on campus.
Used by permission of Anita Earls.
Collection: Private collection of Anita Earls