[A broadly based demonstration preceded by a protest motorcade, will be held Friday, June 24th]

by South African Freedom Day Coalition
New York, New York, United States
June 20, 1977
1 page
Type: Press Release
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The press release says a broadly based demonstration proceeded by a protest motorcade, will be held Friday, June 24th, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Citibank headquarters (Park Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets); the demonstration is being held to protest New York City banks making loans to South. Africa; Citibank has been chosen because with its 300+ million dollars worth of outstanding loans, it is the largest U.S. lender to South Africa; addressing the demonstration will be speakers from trade unions, religious, community and civic organizations; the demonstration is being sponsored by a large group of organizations and individuals described on the attached flyer. The press release includes a list of Officers, the Executive Committee and Endorsers. Names on the press release include: Akosua Barthwell, Joseph Wilson, Grace Kennedy, Dr. Don Quinn Kelley, Lyndon Prince, The Hon. CARL McCall, Rev. H. H. Watts, the Community Board, Fred Cartha, Joseph King, Newell Johnson, Joseph Smallwood, Dennis Serrette, Alex Shaw, Dr. Andre McLoughlin, Terri Rouse, Leon Love, Anthony Monteiro, Roger Green, The Hon. Major Owens Hope Stevens, Ricki Stevenson, Jacques DeGruff, Dr. Olivia Stokes, Dr. Hollis Lynch, Marvin Kelly, Rev. Wyatt Walter (Watt Tee Walker), Dr. Leith Mullings, Fr. Lawrence Lucas, Rev. Alex Chambers, Louise Patterson, Lennox Hinds, Betty Capehart Wright, and The Hon. Al Vann.