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Rhode Island Divest

Alternate Names: R.I. Divest, RIDivest

Location: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Duration: March 1983 - Unknown, existed in 1990

Newsletter(s): Update: R.I. Divest's Community Newsletter

Rhode Island Divest was a statewide coalition that supported bills in the state legislature to divest state pension funds from companies doing business in South Africa in 1985. Rhode Island Divest also supported federal sanctions against South Africa; Joseph Newsome of the Rhode Island Divest testified in support of such legislation in June 1988. In...
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