Antioch Committee for a Free South Africa

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Duration: Fall 1966 - Unknown, 1986
Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio, United States


The Antioch Committee for a Free South Africa was an anti-apartheid organization at Antioch College that started the campaign to get the college to divest from companies doing business in South Africa that profited from apartheid. The College divested some ten years later in 1978. (Source: Prexy Nesbitt, who co-founded the Antioch Committee for a Free South Africa while a student at Antioch College; "Antioch College joins with Village to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service" accessed February 6, 2012; and <em>Divestment Actions on South Africa by U.S. Colleges and Universities</em>, The Africa Fund, March 18, 1986 available on this website.)