Occupation for divestment at Hamilton College

Occupation for divestment at Hamilton College

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Clinton, New York, United States
Apparently November 12, 1986
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
WE WON'T STOP UNTIL HAMILTON DIVESTS
Students at Hamilton College formed a coalition among five organizations: the Black and Latin Student Union, the Women's Center, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance, the Progressive Young Democrats, and Hamiltonians for Divestment. On March 12 the student coalition marched on Buttrick Hall, Hamilton's main administrative building, demanding college divest from companies doing business in apartheid South Africa. The gathered in the lobby and refused to leave at closing time.  The occupation continued for some days and this photograph may be from a later date. This item was digitized by the Amistad Research Center, which made it available to the African Activist Archive. See http://www.amistadresearchcenter.org/ (Source:"Protests continue" by Meg Gates, The Hamilton College Spectator, March 14, 1986; and  https://law.resource.org/pub/us/case/reporter/F2/851/851.F2d.561.87-7111.690.html accessed July 19, 2016.)
Collection: American Committee on Africa collection, Amistad Research Center