Public Investment and South Africa Newsletter

(Number 6)
by American Committee on Africa
with Dumisani Kumalo, Sandy Boyer, Elizabeth Davies, Stephanie Urdang
New York, New York, United States
February 27, 1985
18 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
In a cover letter Dumisani Kumalo says as of the end of February 1985, a record number of bills aimed at ending the investment of public funds in banks and corporations doing business in or with South Africa had been introduced in the legislatures of 28 states. The newsletter includes a state by state report on the campaign to get states, cities and counties to divest public funds from companies doing business in South Africa and Namibia including: Alabama (including Birmingham), Arizona, California (Berkeley, Davis, Oakland, San Francisco); Colorado; Connecticut (Hartford, New Haven); Delaware (Wilmington); Florida; Georgia (Atlanta); Illinois; Indiana (Gary); Iowa; Kansas; Louisiana (New Orleans); Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts (Amherst, Boston, Cambridge); Michigan (Detroit, East Lansing, Grand Rapids); Minnesota; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Jersey (Atlantic City, Newark, Rahway); New York (New York City, Rockland County); Ohio (Cleveland); Oregon; Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pittsburgh); Rhode Island; Texas (Dallas); Vermont; Virginia (Charlottesville); Washington (Seattle); Washington, DC; Wisconsin; and Virgin Islands. Included with newsletter is a pamphlet South Africa: Questions and Answers on Divestment and newspaper clips.
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive