Category: MUUWC

“The Most Powerful Weapon” Chapter 3

From Shanty Towns to the President’s Office Through the 1980s, people around the world rallied behind the Free Mandela movement and pressed universities, corporations and governments to divestment from the Apartheid government and South African companies. Activists focused on Universities because they have investment portfolios that contribute to the...

“The Most Powerful Weapon”

Introduction Two universities 8,660 miles apart were under protest by their students for the same reason. On one campus, students demanded freedom and were met with smoke bombs and rubber bullets. On the other, students demanded accountability and joined a movement. The common enemy was apartheid and the role...

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