Chicago Tonight

New WTTW Film on Free South Africa Movement in Chicago

Clip: 02/11/2021 | 7m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

For decades, apartheid was state-sanctioned discrimination against Black South Africans until the system was repealed in the early 1990s. A new film digs into Chicago's Free South Africa movement of the 1980s and the efforts to secure the release of anti-apartheid activist and eventual South African President Nelson Mandela from prison. Ava Thompson Greenwell discusses her film.

Aired: 02/11/21

Rating: NR

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