South African Support Committee (Boston University)

Duration: Unknown, the organization existed in 1979
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

The South African Support Committee was a student group at Boston University (BU) that campaigned to get BU to divest from companies doing business in apartheid South Africa. In 1979 BU had approximately $6 million in common stock in companies active in South Africa. (Source: "B.U. Will Sell $6.6 Million Of South African Investments", The Harvard Crimson, April 27, 1979)