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Students Against Apartheid (Brown University)


Duration: Unknown, existed in 1987 - Unknown
Location: Providence, Rhode Island, United States


Students Against Apartheid was an organization at Brown University (BU) that campaigned to get the university to divest from companies doing business in South Africa. In February 1987 twenty member of Students Against Apartheid broke into a trustees meeting to protest BU's holdings in companies with links to South Africa.  (Sources: BROWN UNIVERSITY PLACES 20 STUDENTS ON PROBATION FOR APARTHEID PROTEST by Associated Press, The Boston Globe, March 12, 1987; and Protesters Interrupt Corp. Meeting, Brown Daily Herald, December 10, 1987; Student protests, Encyclopedia Brunoniana, Brown University, 1993 accessed March 1, 2017)