Duration: September 1984 - mid-1986 Location: Berkeley, California, United States Newsletter: Between the Lines
The Campaign Against Apartheid was a student group at the University of California, Berkeley. The Campaign Against Apartheid was a major player in the campaign to get the University of California to divest from companies doing business in apartheid South Africa. (Source: William Nessen, a member of the Campaign Against Apartheid.)
Related Archive Title: Nessen (Papers); William Time Span: 1978 - 1995 Media: 1.4 cubic feet; 1 tape recording, and 10 photographs Description: Papers of social activist/organizer William ("Billy") Nessen primarily documenting the anti-apartheid movement at the University of California-Berkeley during the 1980s, especially the sit-in at Sproul Hall. There is also information about the anti-apartheid movement in the community of Berkeley and on other campuses (mainly Cornell, Columbia, and City University of New York). Organizations included: American Committee on Africa, United People of Color, Campuses United Against Apartheid, the University of California Divestment Coalition, Campaign Against Apartheid, and the Steve Biko Coalition for Full Divestment.
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