Contents: DOES APARTHEID GO BETTER WITH COKE? • National Protest Day for South African Divestment and Sanctions • Updates • CONFERENCE AT COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO • SOUTHERN AFRICAN VISITORS • PEACE, JOBS & JUSTICE RALLY • CAMPUS NEWS • HAMILTON AMENDMENT FAILS • TO AND FROM THE FRONTLINES • FRONTLINES • DO SANCTIONS WORK? HISTORY SAYS YES • News from Africa • Mining Disaster Exposes Apartheid Labor Practices, Lives Lost Needlessly • EZINKOMPANI ("In the mines") • Unreported, Unreportable Unrest • Sanctions • Congress Passes Historic South Africa Sanctions Bill • SHELL BOYCOTT UPDATE • October 1986 Freedom Calendar • November 1986 Freedom Calendar • The newsletter reports a brickmaking machine is on its way to Mozambique by ship; Seattle technician Tyree Scott will travel there next month to install the machine and give training. The newsletter includes a poem by B. W. Vilakazi. The newsletter reports that the US Senate voted 78 to 21 on October 2 to override President Reagan's veto, thus enacting the first U.S. legislation to impose sanctions on South Africa. The newsletter discusses the Coca-Cola Company, the Georgia Coalition for Divestment, Thabo Raputo, the Coke Divestment Campaign, the Spokane Triumph Community Choir, Macedonia Baptist Church, Jason Lee Junior High, the University of Washington, Students Against Apartheid, Shoreline Community College, Call-To-Conscience network, the Shell Boycott campaign, Tandi Gcabashe, the National Council of Churches, Seattle Chapter of the National Black United Front, Elizabeth Sebiko, PAC (Pan-African Congress of Azania), the City of Tacoma, Butch Turk, ANC (African National Congress), Gerry Condon, the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid, Cece Beckwith, Maplewood Presbyterian Church, the Yakima Justice Networking Conference, Saint Paul's Cathedral, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Alaska-Northwest Presbyterian Synod, Linda Mizell Taylor, the Denver Coalition Against Apartheid, Valeriano Ferrao, the Park Hill NAACP, Mothers Against Apartheid (MAA), SCAAR (Spokane Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism), Whitworth College, Claire Dyckman, Patricia Hawkins, AFSC, the Intelligence Authorization Act, TransAfrica, the Hamilton Amendment, Representative John Miller, OMM (women's branch of FRELIMO), Esther Mumford, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Kenneth Kaunda, Julius Nyerere, Quett Masire, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, the South West African Peoples Organization (SWAPO), Chief Albert J. Lutuli, E.G Cross, diamonds, single-sex hostels, gold, Mamazane Xulu, Larry Gilley, the Washington Office on Africa, MNR, SADCC (Southern African Development Coordination Council), the National Education Association (NEA), Coalition of Black Trade Unionist (CBTU), Cary R. Schaye, the United Mineworkers of America, and the Free South Africa Movement.
Used by permission of American Friends Service Committee.
Collection: Selma Waldman collection on the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid (SCCA), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections