Some faculty, students and staff might recall Angela Davis’ recent visit in 2021 for a talk at Pomona College or her 2016 visit to Scripps College as a guest speaker, but few remember her as a lecturer at the 5Cs.
Author: Saru Potturi
5Cs invest in apartheid despite student opposition
By October 1985, Pomona College had reportedly invested millions in companies with ties to South Africa during the apartheid. But, it wasn’t until the 5Cs were mandated by California’s Assembly Bill 134 to sever ties with South Africa did they relinquish investments.
This week in history, 1983: Black students protest 5C lack of response to South African apartheid
This week 40 years ago, TSL was covering 5C demonstrations protesting the administrations’ inaction in response to the South African apartheid.