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Protest against the sale of the South African gold coin called the Krugerrand at Abraham & Strauss (A&S), a department store. The coin, sometimes made into Jewelry, was advertised by A&S. Demonstrators passed out leaflets saying "A&S wishes you a whites only Christmas." The campaign included local Brooklyn groups, the American Committee on Africa and WLIB, a black radio station which urged listeners not to buy the coins. A&S rapidly agreed to stop advertising Krugerrand jewelry and to halt all further purchases. This photo was digitized by Clarity Films. (Information source: ACOA Action News, July/August 1977; ACOA 1976 Program and Finance Report, American Committee on Africa, 1977; Richard Knight)