SHANTYTOWN. Main Quad. May 18-21.

SHANTYTOWN. Main Quad. May 18-21.

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by Action Committee for a Free South Africa,Cause,Democratic Socialists of America-UC Chapter,Law Students for Divestment,Organization of Black Students,University of Chicago Coalition for Divestment
Chicago, Illinois, United States
May 1987
Publisher: University of Chicago Coalition for Divestment, Organization of Black Students, Democratic Socialists of America-UC Chapter, Law Students for Divestment, Cause, Third Word Political Forum, Action Committee for a Free South Africa
END RACISM AT HOME AND ABROAD, FREE NELSON MANDELA
Poster advertising noon rallies on May 19, 20 and 22, 1987. Speakers at the rallies listed on the poster include Moeli Ndizi, African National Congress (ANC); Don Matthews, Black Graduate Forum; Terri Turner, Faculty for Divestment from South Africa; Jamillah Mohammad, Operation PUSH; Robert Starks, Free South Africa Movement; David Greenstone, Dept. Political Science; Harold Rogers, President, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists; Prexy Nesbitt, Coalition for Illinois’ Divestment from South Africa; John Coatsworth, Dept. Political Science; Quentin Young, Cook County Hospital; Gerald Rosenberg, Dept. Political Science; and Danny Davis, Alderman, Chicago City Council. The poster advertises evening events including a video speech by John Stockwell, former CIA agent; a slide show of life in apartheid South Africa; the movie Last Grave at Dmbaza; and a candlelight march from the shantytown to President Gray's house to deliver petitions demanding immediate divestment and a march to Regenstein steps for closing event including speaker Rev. Clyde Brooks of the Southern Christian Leadership Congress. Size: 11 x 17 inches. [Note: the correct name is the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.]
Used by permission of Sahotra Sarkar, a former member of the Third World Political Forum and the University of Chicago Coalition for Divestment.
Collection: Sahotra Sarkar Chicago anti-apartheid collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections