SART Coalition Announces Protest Against South African Gerrie Coetzee's August 9th Fight vs. Snipes

by Stop the Apartheid Rugby Tour
August 3, 1981
1 page
Type: Press Release
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Press release denouncing the fight between white South African fighter Gerrie Coetzee and black American Renaldo Snipes scheduled for August 9 at the Westchester Theater in Tarrytown, New York. William Booth is quoted saying Stop the Apartheid Rugby Tour (SART) will protest the fight as part of its build-up for massive demonstrations when the South African Springboks rugby team cornes in September.
Used by permission of Africa Action, successor to the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), and Richard Lapchick, founder of the American Coordinating Committee for Equality in Sport and Society (ACCESS). Both ACOA and ACCESS were active in Stop the Apartheid Rugby Tour.