Money Talks: Wash U has $158 million speaking for Apartheid. Full divestment now!

Money Talks: Wash U has $158 million speaking for Apartheid. Full divestment now!

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
About April 1989
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
During graduation ceremonies at Washington University Teresa Roberts of Action Against Apartheid and another person climbed onto the roof of a building adjacent to the audience and hung this banner as part of a campaign to get the university to divest from companies doing business in apartheid South Africa. The person in the white shirt and with his fist up is Action Against Apartheid member Sam Diener. The text on the banner was: "Money Talks: Wash U has $158 million speaking for Apartheid. Full divestment now!" This photograph was digitized by Teresa Roberts who provided it to the African Activist Archive Project.
Used by permission of Teresa Roberts.
Collection: Private collection of Teresa Roberts